LANDI KOTAL, Oct 13: Militants blew up the abandoned house of a peace activist in Bara tehsil on Friday night.

Sources said explosives were planted inside the house of Haji Shah Mohammad in Spin Qabar area before militants detonated them by remote control.

They said the explosion destroyed a major portion of the house.

Sources said militants seized doors, windows, ceiling fans and other things before blowing up the house.

They said Haji Shah, who belonged to Zakhakhel tribe and was affiliated with a pro-government peace committee, and his family abandoned the house long ago fearing militant attack.

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