2 LI militants killed in Tirah clash
BARA: Two militants belonging to the banned radical group Lashkar-e-Islam (LI) and a fighter of the Zakhakhel tribal lashkar were killed as clashes intensified between the two groups in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency on Saturday, local sources said. The Zakhakhel armed lashkar attacked the positions of LI in Gagey, Bango, Mothrey and Lakar Baba areas of Tirah valley.
The sources said the Zakhakhel tribesmen captured all the localities except Lakar Baba where they faced tough resistance and were pushed back by the rival group. Two militants of LI, Sher Rehman and Qambarai, were killed while three others were injured during the clash, the sources said.