KHAR, 3 November: Two tribal elder were killed while two others injured in two separate roadside explosions in Bajaur Agency on Tuesday.

Official sources said that Malik Munsif Khan was walking towards him home from a mosque in Loy Mamond tehsil when a nearby planted explosive device exploded that left him dead.

Earlier in the morning on Tuesday, Malik Younas, a member of Salarzai peace committee was going in a car along with his two sons  in Golu Shah area when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) placed on roadside went off.  As a result, Malik Younas died on the spot while his sons sustained injuries who were shifted to local hospital for treatment.

The vehicle was damaged in the blast. However, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

A number of tribal elders have been killed in IED blasts in Bajaur Agency over the last few months.


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