militants shot dead one Nauman Afridi, brother of the
head of a local peace committee, Momin Khan Afridi,
in Akhorwal area near Darra Adamkhel town in Kohat District
of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on August 2, reports Dawn.
TTP claimed responsibility for the killing and threatened
to continue fighting against the pro-government peace
lashkar till withdrawal of Security Forces from the
area. Sources said that skirmishes continued between
the Tariq Afridi group of TTP and peace lashkar of Momin
Afridi to establish their control in the area. Both
the rival groups belonged to Akhorwal area of Darra
Police arrested five terrorists, three of them in injured
condition, after an encounter from a house in Basiya
Khel area near Bannu, reports Daily Times. After
an exchange of firing with Police, three of the terrorists
were injured and were arrested along with two others.
Police had also recovered a suicide jacket, hand grenade
and arms from them.
two persons, Niaz Beg, manager of the NGO, and field
worker Abdul Qayum, sustained injuries when unidentified
assailants hurled a hand grenade at the office of a
non-governmental organisation situated on Charsadda-Mardan
Road in Charsadda town.
a public sector educational institution for boys was
blown up by unidentified militants in Kadi area of Swabi
in the night of August 1. All the three classrooms of
the school were destroyed and its boundary wall developed
cracks in the blast.
Police arrested 20 accused involved in different cases
in Peshawar on August 2. A police spokesman said that
of the accused several proclaimed offenders had also
been rounded up. The proclaimed offenders were identified
as Mujaram Said son of Saiful Malook of Abakhel Nowshera,
Aminur Rehman son of Gulab Khan, Mohammad Ali son of
Muhib Ali of Urmar Payan, Sabir Kiani son of Fazal Ilahi
of Nauthia. Police also recovered eight pistols (30
bore), two Kalashnikovs, hundreds of cartridges and
contraband items from their possession.