LI commander killed in Tirah
PESHAWAR: The commander of banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Islam (LI) was gunned down by unidentified people in Tirah Valley, Khyber Agency, on Friday. Political authorities have confirmed the killing. Commander Azam, a close aide of Mangal Bagh, was chairing a jirga when some armed persons, believed to be from LI’s rival Ansarul Islam, fired at him. The jirga was called to discuss the ongoing clashes between the two groups.