Khar: Hostage doctor killed with eight captors
KHAR: A doctor held hostage reportedly by pro-Taliban militants in his house was killed along with his eight captors when a mortar shell hit the house in the Haji Lawang area. Security forces hit the house of Dr Bawar on Tuesday night, killing him and the eight militants who had forced him to stay in the house and treat their injured comrades.
Dr Bawar who worked in the Bajaur Agency headquarters hospital was alone in his house after sending his family to another area because of bombings carried out by security forces. The militants knocked at the door on Tuesday night and stopped him from leaving the house.