Anti-Taliban militia chief killed in Buner blast

Published November 3, 2012
A Pakistani police officer examines the wreckage of a damaged vehicle at the site of a suicide bombing in Dagr, the main town of Pakistan's Buner district, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.
A Pakistani police officer examines the wreckage of a damaged vehicle at the site of a suicide bombing in Dagr, the main town of Pakistan's Buner district, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.
Pakistani police officers stand next to a damaged vehicle caused by a suicide bombing in Dagr, the main town of Pakistan's Buner district.
Pakistani police officers stand next to a damaged vehicle caused by a suicide bombing in Dagr, the main town of Pakistan's Buner district.
Pakistani soldiers cordon off the site of a suicide bomb attack in northwestern Buner District on November 3, 2012.
Pakistani soldiers cordon off the site of a suicide bomb attack in northwestern Buner District on November 3, 2012.
Pakistani security officials gather at the site of a suicide bomb attack in northwestern Buner District on November 3, 2012.
Pakistani security officials gather at the site of a suicide bomb attack in northwestern Buner District on November 3, 2012.

At least six people were killed and three others injured Saturday when a Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber targeted a local anti-Taliban militia chief in district Buner of northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Fateh Khan, a local leader affiliated with the Awami National Party (ANP), was killed with three of his guards when a suicide bomber targeted his vehicle in Dagar area of Buner. The incident happened near Fateh Khan petrol pump, owned by the leader from Sultanwas village. - Text and photos by Agencies

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