Nato oil tanker driver killed in Khyber
LANDI KOTAL/KOHAT/ KHAR, Feb 2: The driver of an oil tanker was killed and its cleaner received injuries when militants attacked the vehicle in Khyber Agency on Tuesday night.
Sources said that activists of a local militant group, Abdullah Ezaam Brigade, attacked an empty oil tanker in Landi Kotal tehsil of the tribal region at midnight when it was returning from Afghanistan.
The driver of the vehicle, Zar Shad, was killed on spot while its cleaner sustained serious injuries in the attack. The injured cleaner was shifted to a hospital in Peshawar.
In Bara, an abducted tribesman died in the captivity of his kidnappers. Mughal Baz and two other tribesmen were kidnapped by unidentified persons two days ago.
The cause of his death could not be ascertained immediately as his captors have not yet handed over his body to his relatives.