PTI tehsil councillor Wilayat Shah. - A file photo

SWABI: The body of a tehsil councillor was found on the Service Road near Dobian Interchange in Mardan on Tuesday, police said.

Officials of Yar Hussain Police Station said they received information in the morning that a body was lying near Dobian Interchange. Police took the body to Yar Hussain Hospital for post mortem. The deceased was identified as tehsil councillor of Sara Cheena Wilayat Shah. He was affiliated with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

The tehsil councillor was shot dead by unidentified armed men and then his body was thrown on the road. It was not immediately known whether the slain tehsil councillor had personal enmity with anyone or not. Police have initiated investigation into the incident.

Several injured in Kohat accident

Several people were injured in a traffic accident in Kohat on Tuesday.

Police said two speeding flying coaches collided in Kacha Paka area in the morning, leaving several passengers injured. The accident happened due to negligence of the drivers.


Police and local people shifted the injured to local hospitals.


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