Bara: Peace committee member shot dead
BARA: A member of Akakhel peace committee was shot dead by unknown armed men in Pishtakhara area of Peshawar district on Saturday, tribal sources said. The sources said that Gul Bath Khan alias Iftikhar was on way to his house in Pishtakhara area when he was stopped by armed men riding on two motorcycles and shot him dead on the spot.
They escaped from the scene. The Akakhel peace committee has recently been formed by the opponents of banned Lashkar-e-Islam. The peace committee is enjoying the support of security forces and Tirah–based militant organisation Ansarul Islam, an archrival of LI. Meanwhile, a militant was killed in attack on a security checkpost manned by personnel of FC and police in the jurisdiction of Badaber police station, bordering Khyber Agency.