Blast Kills Two Tribal Leaders in Orakzai Agency

Orakzai Agency: A landmine blast on Thursday has killed two tribal elders and injured two others in Lower Orakzai Agency.

According to details, four tribal elders were travelling to Hangu when their car was targeted by an automated roadside blast near Tor Simat area, killing one of the elders Malik Shah Khan on the spot and leaving others injured.

The injured were shifted to nearby hospital where another tribal leader Malik Askar Shah succumbed to injuries.

Following the incident, a search operation was launched in the area.

In the last few months, at least eight members of a peace committee have been killed in different attacks. However, no group has claimed responsibility for any of the incidents.


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