Hangu: Girl killed in grenade attack
HANGU: A minor girl was killed and two others sustained injuries in a hand–grenade attack in Kach Banda early Monday, local sources said. The sources said that unidentified gunmen hurled a hand–grenade into the house of one Farid Khan early in the day. The grenade exploded in the courtyard of the house where the family of Farid Khan was asleep. As a result, his two–year old daughter, Reema, was killed on the spot while his father, Shamim, and another four–year old daughter, Bina, were seriously injured. The injured were taken to the District Headquarters Hospital in Hangu. Wife of Farid Khan has served as a woman councillor from Kach Banda in the past. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.