Three militants found dead in Landi Kotal
LANDI KOTAL: The bodies of three members of militant organisation Lashkar-i-Islam were found in various areas in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency on Wednesday. The body of Mohammad Ayub alias Boda, local commander of the outlawed militant outfit, was found in Sepah area of Bara.
Sources said that his colleagues killed him after developing differences with him. Two other alleged militants Gul Wais and Shah Syed were killed by unidentified persons and their bodies were found in Shen Drand area of Akkakhel. The motive behind the killings was not known.
Meanwhile, empty houses of Ali Akbar and Fazal Mohammad were torched and razed by political administration in Landi Kass area while the houses of Painda Khan and Momin were demolished in Shalober area.
Meanwhile, Omar Hayat, a kidnapped lineman of Tesco, reached home after being released by captors. Six linemen of Tesco were kidnapped on January 8, 2011 by unidentified persons from Alamgudar area of Bara.
The Tesco had suspended power supply to Bara for a week in protest against the kidnapping of the officials. One of them, Jan Mohammad, was released in the first week of February while Sabir Mohammad was freed one week ago. Aftab Hussain, Fateh Mohammad and Niaz Ali were freed on Sunday last and Omar Hayat was released on Wednesday.