IED Kills Peace Committee Volunteer in Mohmand Agency

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Thursday, 07 May 2015 16:11

GHALLANAI: A peace committee volunteer was killed on Thursday when an improvised explosive device (IED) blast took off in Alingar area of Safi Tehsil, Mohmand Agency.

According to a political administrative official, the IED was planted along the roadside when it went off, killing peace committee leader Zawar Hussain.

The political administration cordoned off the area and the search operation is under way. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack as yet.

On May 6, one person was killed and three others injured when two suicide bombers were stopped by Levies from entering packed school ground in Alizai area of Lower Kurram where a football match was underway.

Officials confirmed that two attackers, wearing explosives, tried to storm the school playground. But Levies officials guarding the ground opened fire at them.

Following the incident, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif commended those attending the football match and those posted for security for their vigilance and prompt action.

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