Militants kill five Lashkar men in FR Kohat
KOHAT: The militants killed five members of the Quami Lashkar in Jawakai area of the Frontier Region (FR) Kohat on Saturday, tribal sources said. The outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Darra Adamkhel chapter, is believed to be behind the attack.
The sources said that members of the anti-militant Qaumi Lashkar were on their way home in Paya village in Jawakai area from Kohat when the militants ambushed them near the security checkpost manned by the Khassadar Force in Jamu area. The militants were stated to be affiliated with the local TTP chapter led by Tariq Afridi.
The sources said that bodies of the lashkar members were still lying there when the security forces started firing with artillery at the hideouts of the militants in Tor Chappar area in Darra Adamkhel. It could not be confirmed how many persons were injured in the attack.