PARACHINAR, April 25: Militants have released a trader of Kurram Agency after receiving Rs5.4 million as ransom, sources say.

The kidnapped trader, Haji Asghar Hussain Turi, also a former agency councillor, had been kidnapped along with 35 other passengers when militants attacked a convoy at Beggan area of Kurram Agency on March 26.

Three passengers had also been killed and two others injured in the attack.

The bodies of seven hostages were found in Shaheedan Dhand area near Afghan border last week.

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