TTP, Ansarul Islam exchange fire in Tirah
LANDIKOTAL: Gunfire erupted at Tirah Valley between two terrorist groups on Monday. Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) and Ansarul Islam exchanged heavy fire in Peer Mela Zakha Khel area in Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency.
Two terrorists belonging to TTP were reported killed, whereas three others were arrested by the Ansarul Islam group, local sources informed. It could not be learnt as to why the exchange fire started, the sources added. Meanwhile, contradictory news regarding the killing of Maula Zahiruddin and commander of Lashkar-e-Islam, Khan, has been received, the administration and intelligence sources confirmed while quoting the local sources from Bazaar Zakha Khel.
The administration and other official sources have also confirmed the formal contacts between the prominent elders of Alacha, Brag and Karamna with officials in Landikotal on Tuesday.