Tirah: 3 Lashkar-e-Islami commanders killed
LANDI KOTAL: Three commanders of Lashkar-e-Islam (LI) were killed in fighting with Zakhakhel tribal lashkar in Tirah valley, according to reports reaching here on Tuesday.
Sources said that the tribal lashkar killed Khan Zakhakhel, the suspected head of the LI execution squad, along with his family after torching his house on the second day of fighting. The sources claimed that Khan Zakhakhel carried out executions on the orders of Mangal Bagh.
Two other LI commanders, Mula Zahuruddin and Policai (real name not known) were also killed along with Khan.
Another two LI commanders reportedly surrendered to the Zakhakhel lashkar in Bar Qambar Khel and Brug areas, after the latter took control of Ziarhai heights.