KHYBER: Unidentified gunmen killed a tribesman and injured another in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber tribal district here on Tuesday.

Family sources said that two gunmen riding a motorcycle fired at Rasheed Khan and his friend, who were also riding a motorcycle, near the Teddi Bazaar in Jamrud.

They said that Rasheed was killed on the spot, while his friend received multiple injuries, and was rushed to a local hospital.

Later in the evening, the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan claimed the responsibility of the targeted killing and accused the deceased of working for an intelligence agency.

A statement issued by the TTP’s Peshawar chapter said that the attack was carried out by their armed wing operating in Khyber district.

Published in Dawn, September 21st, 2022

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