BAJAUR AGENCY, February 20: Two volunteers of Mamond peace committee were killed while other received serious injured when unidentified attackers entered the house of a member of peace committee and opened firing on his family members in Niaga Banda area of Mamond tehsil in Bajaur tribal agency on Thursday night, officials of the administration and people of the area said.
They said that some identified armed men entered in the house of Shaifullah and started indiscriminate firing as a result Shaifullah and his cousin Asmat Khan were died on the spot while sherzada injured seriously.
The injured was shifted to Peshawar for treatment.
After the incident, local’s people of the area and officials of the Bajaur levies forces reached the spot and launched search operation however the attackers were escaped from the site of the incident.
According to the locals a Kalashnikov rifle used in incident was also found from the spot.
The motive being the killing could not be ascertained; however an official said that the administration has arrested eight suspected during the search operation.
Mean while a rocket was fired from Afghanistan at a border area of Mamond in Bajaur agency on Thursday.
Officials of the administration said the rocket was fired from western Kunar province landed near the house of a local tribesman Nowsher Khan in Kaga village of mamond Tehsil however no loss of life was reporter in the incident.
After the incident members of local peace committees and personnel of Bajaur levies forces retaliated by firing shots towards the direction the rocket was believed to be fired from.