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‘Terrorist’ killed by own jacket in Kohat

KOHAT/PESHAWAR, Sept 15: An alleged terrorist was killed while preparing a suicide jacket in Dhoda area in Kohat on Saturday.

Aqeeq Hussain, an investigation officer, told Dawn that the terrorist was killed when a hand grenade, he was planting in the suicide jacket, exploded.

The residents of Dhoda village informed police about the blast in the mud-house of Taj Mohammad. The room, in which the blast occurred, was partially damaged, police said.

The Bomb Disposal Squad reached the scene after the incident and cleared the area. The body of the killed person was shifted to KDA hospital for autopsy. The man was stated to be around 45 years of age and sported a grey beard.

In Peshawar, unidentified gunmen shot dead a volunteer of a peace committee of Mohmand Agency in Yakatoot area on Friday evening.

Mehboob Gul told police that his father, Shah Jee, was killed outside his residence. He was a member of Baizai Peace Committee in Mohmand Agency and had no enmity, he added.

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