4 lashkar men killed in Bara ambush
BARA: The militants belonging to the outlawed Lashkar-e-Islam (LI) organization killed four volunteers of the pro-government Akakhel tribal lashkar in an ambush in Droadda area in Bara tehsil in Khyber Agency on Thursday, official and tribal sources said.
The sources said that the four members of the lashkar were coming for duty when they were attacked by the militants in Droadda area. All of them were killed on the spot.
One of the slain volunteers was identified as Khan Karim while the names of the remaining could not be ascertained.
A commander of Amn Lashkar, seeking anonymity, confirmed the death of his four colleagues. However, he claimed that a number of militants had also been killed in the clash.
Meanwhile, the security forces demolished the houses of two militants on Thursday. One of the house belonged to Commander Muhammad Gul in Arjaleen Aday area in Bara tehsil.