Ghalanai: Three killed as villagers clash with Taliban
GHALANAI: Three people were killed while seven others sustained injuries when locals and Taliban clashed in Rahim Kor village, Yakagund tehsil of Mohmand Agency, on Saturday. The deceased included two civilians and a Talib.
Taliban also took three villagers as hostage. They captured the house of local Hashim and established themselves, while other locals surrounded the house. Both parties involved in the clashes are using rocket launchers and other heavy weaponry and the fighting continues. The clash came a day after Taliban kidnapped a local Ghaffar while villagers attacked a group of Taliban headed towards the village.