KURRAM AGENCY - Armed militants killed at least three persons and kidnapped two others in two separate incidents in Lower Kurram Agency on Sunday.
Sources said in the first incident, three persons, boarding a car, were on their way from Mero Khel area to Alizai Lower Kurram Agency, when they were ambushed by armed militants. The militants opened indiscriminate fire on them at Tal-Parachinar Highway near Haider Khan Killi. Resultantly all the three persons were killed on the spot. The killers after committing the crime managed to escape. Those who were killed were identified as Mushtaq Hussain, Muhammad Nabi and Amin Hussain. The sources said that all the three persons belonged to Tori tribe. Their dead bodies were later dispatched to Parachinar. In another incident, the sources said, armed militants kidnapped two brothers from Lower Kurram Agency. They said that both the brothers, whose names were not ascertained till filing this report, were on their way from Tal Gunj area to Bagan locality, when the armed militants kidnapped them.