SWABI, 26 November: Unidentified gunmen killed a Pashto folk singer in Bamkhel area, police said here on Saturday.

According to police, the wife of the slain singer Darwesh lodged a report that her husband had gone to Bamkhel to perform in a wedding musicl program but he could not return home. She added that she was informed that the dead body of her husband was laying near the Panjpeer bypass road.

Police said the slain singer was a resident of Miani area of district Swabi. Police started a search operation in the area but so far no arrest was made. Police said the deceased had no enmity with anybody.