Swat peace committee member Adalat Khan. - Photo by Rafiullah

SWAT, 3 July: Unidentified armed men have shot dead a peace committee member in Swat.

Police said peace committee member Adalat Khan, who was also a local leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), was going home after attending Asr prayer in Shamozai area of Barikot tehsil when unidentified armed men on a motorcycle opened fire on him leaving him seriously injured. He was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The increasing attacks on the peace committee members have created concerns among the-government militia members.

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