Man killed in NWA tribal clash
MIRANSHAH: A person was killed and two others sustained injuries when tribesmen exchanged fire due to an electricity connection dispute in Mir Ali subdivision of North Waziristan on Thursday, tribal sources said.
The sources said the clash erupted between Madikhel and Haiderkhel tribesmen after the former put iron chains on the main transmission line in Mir Ali tehsil to disrupt power supply to the rest of North Waziristan.
The sources added that one person from the Madikhel tribe was killed on the spot while two from rival Haiderkhel tribe sustained injuries in the clash in which both sides used rocket launchers. When contacted, officials of the political administration expressed ignorance about the incident.