3 arrested in Swabi
SWABI: Three people have been arrested in connection with blowing up of a pylon near Kalabat village, Dawn learnt on Monday. Police said unidentified miscreants targeted 500KV main transmission line from Tarbela Dam to Sheikh Mohammadi grid station with bombs overnight. Three bombs exploded one-after-other, blowing up a pylon.
The three arrested people were identified as Najeem Khan, Qayyum Khan and his son. They belong to Kalabat village. Meanwhile, firing erupted in a meeting of the Kalabat jirga, which resulted in injuries to one person.
A participant told this correspondent the jirga was convened to stop use of local graveyard as playing ground. But suddenly some members exchanged hot words which led to eruption of fire. The injured was identified as Dalawar Shah who was taken to hospital.