Alert Sign Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on

Alert Sign Dear reader, please upgrade to the latest version of IE to have a better reading experience


Peace body chief killed in Mohmand blast

Updated August 01, 2013

GHALANAI, July 31: The head of Dawezai Peace Committee was killed in a blast near his house in Dawezai area of tehsil Pandyali in Mohmand Agency on Tuesday night.

Political Naib Tehsildar Irshad Khan said Sahib Khan, chief of the peace committee, was killed in remote controlled blast near his house. The deceased was coming to his home from the nearby fields when the blast took place.

Soon after the incident, Levies and Khasadar forces reached the spot and cordoned off the area and launched a search operation. Sources said that 23 suspected persons were arrested during the operation.

They said that three arrested persons were handed to over to security forces for interrogation while the rest were sent to Ekkaghound lockup.