LANDI KOTAL, 3 October: Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday shot dead a personnel of Pakistan Army in far flung area of Khyber Agency, confirmed the political administration of the agency.

According to political administration, the security personnel were on routine patrol in Sandana area of the agency when unidentified persons opened firing the vehicle.

As a result, a junior commissioned officer was killed on the spot while the gunmen made their escape good after committing the crime.

The security forces launched a search operation to arrest he culprit.