Unknown gunmen shot dead a man in Landikotal


By Ashrafuddin Pirzada
LANDIKOTAL: Unidentified motorbikers shot dead a man in Landikotal and fled from the scene,official sources said on Sunday.

The sources said that two unidentified gunmen ridding a motorcycle intercepted one Wali Muhammad Afridi near a mosque in Khyber locality and opened fire at him. He was seriously injured and lost his life. His body was later shifted to district headquarters hospital for legal procedure.

As the incident happened police rushed to the site and cordoned off the area. They started search operation and arrested three suspects and a motorcycle.

Landikotal Station House Officer Ibrahim said that they have arrested suspects and started investigation from them. He said the first information report has registered and soon they would conclude the case. He said reason behind the killing could not be ascertained yet.

Meanwhile, gunmen looted a man in Landikotal on gunpoint, sources said. They said that few gunmen weared masked entered a hujra(male guest house) in Khugakhel and snatched mobile and cash from a person.