5 more killed in Tirah clashes
LAHORE: Another five people were killed in clashes between Lashkar-e-Islam and Ansarul Islam groups in Tirah Valley on Thursday, a satellite channel reported. According to the Dawn News, the recent incident has raised the number of casualties in the cross fighting between the rival militant groups to over hundred.
The groups have been fighting for a fortnight in the remote valley on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Separately, eight people including two women were killed when two mortar shells fired from an unknown location landed in two houses in the Tirah Valley of the Khyber Agency, Aaj TV reported.