Lashkar-e-Islam commander held in Landi Kotal
LANDI KOTAL: Security forces on Tuesday arrested an important commander of banned Lashkar-e-Islam.
Officials said that Khandan, son of Awra Khan, was arrested from a house in Sultan Khel area after a brief shootout with inmates.
The shootout also left an inmate injured who was later shifted to local hospital. Sources said that Khandan, also the treasurer of the LI, had only recently migrated from Chora to Sukltan Khel after the Zakhakhel tribe’s rebellion against LI chief Mangal Bagh.