LANDI KOTAL, Jan 30: Six members of a family were killed when a mortar fell on a house in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency on Wednesday, sources said.

They said that a stray mortar fired from an undisclosed location hit the house of Ghani Gul in Sponrhai area of Kukikhel, killing six members of his family.

Meanwhile, security forces said that curfew would be imposed in the entire Bara subdivision of Khyber Agency from Thursday morning.

They made announcements through loudspeakers in most parts of Bara, advising local people to remain inside their houses till next order. The security forces didn’t cite any reason for imposition of the indefinite curfew in the entire Bara.

Updated Jan 31, 2013 12:08am

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