Mortar shells fired from Afghanistan side kills tribesman

BAJAUR: A man was killed when two mortar shells fired from bordering Afghanistan landed on a house in Tehsil Nawagai, confirmed political administration on Tuesday.

According to details, two projectiles that were fired by unknown miscreants in Kunar province- eastern Afghanistan- landed on a house in Babra, some 45 kilometers off Khar, headquarters of Bajaur agency.

A tribesman identified as Sher Ali was killed in the incident. The shell-explosion also damaged the house besides creating panic among the locals.

Meanwhile, local peace committee launched a search operation against the suspected in proximity of Pak-Afghan border.

Source: APP