Security Headlines

27th Oct

Rivals Kill Two At Musical Concert:

Two people were killed and three others sustained bullet wounds in a firing incident at a musical concert in Tarikhel village. The incident occurred in the limits of Tajori police station. Police and local people said that a villager, Rehmatullah, had arranged a musical concert at an open place in the village to celebrate his engagement. They said that a large number of villagers from Tarikhel and adjacent villages had come to watch the event. They said that three armed men opened fire on their rivals at the event. As a result, two villagers, identified as Yaseem Khan and Sahil Rehman, died instantly while Mohammad Riaz, Obaidur Rehman and Rehmatullah were injured. The bodies and the injured were taken to a local hospital. The police have registered a case against the attackers under Section 302 (premeditated murder), 324 (attempted murder) and 34 (common intention) of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) in Tajori police station.

27th Oct

Alleged Militant Arrested:

Police claimed to have arrested a wanted militant for his involvement in anti-state activities. According to the Counter Terrorism Department, Swat, the police arrested a militant Gul Rahman, a resident of Durush Khela area in Matta tehsil. He was, reportedly, a local leader and a treasurer of the TTP Swat chapter and provided services in financial matter to the militants, they said. The CTD police said that Gul Rehman was wanted to the law-enforcement agencies for his alleged involvement in anti-state activities. They said that he was reportedly involved in carrying out an attack on security forces in 2008 in which five personnel were wounded.

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