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2 dead, 8 injured in Khyber mortar attack

2 dead, 8 injured in Khyber mortar attack

Sep 12, 2011 - 15:13

ISLAMABAD (PANinfo-icon): At least two people were killed and eight others, including children and womeninfo-icon, were wounded in a mortar attack in Pakistaninfo-icon's northwestern tribal region of Khyber, an official said on Monday.

One of the mortar shells hit houses on the Malgi road in the Akakhel area of Bara sub-district, a Torkham-based official told Pajhwok Afghan News on condition of anonymity.

Resident Yasir Shinwari said the attack caused casualties and left some houses damaged. Locals retrieved the dead and wounded, with no assistance from the authorities, he complained. Two of the wounded people are in critical condition.

One minor was killed and three others were wounded in another attack in Landikotal area of Khyber.




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