2 brothers injured in Orakzai Agency
ORAKZAI: Two brothers were shot and injured for stopping strangers from cutting trees in their ancestral forest land in Marai area adjacent to Orakzai Agency on Sunday.
The Ustarzai police station confirmed that the victims, Younis and Said Wali, were guarding their land when they saw some unknown people taking away wood from their forest. They tried to stop them but the verbal exchange turned into a brawl. The unknown tribesmen fired several shots with a pistol and injured the two brothers, the police said.
Both were shifted to the KDA Divisional Headquarter Hospital. Later, Younis was referred to Peshawar by doctors in serious condition, while Said Wali was operated upon in Kohat and a bullet was removed from one of his legs.