MIRANSHAH: Two Levies personnel lost their lives, while two others, including a political moharrar, were injured in firing on their vehicle in North Waziristan tribal district on Monday night.
Official sources said the vehicle of political moharrar Rehmat Hussain was on routine patrol in Muhammadkhel area of Dattakhel tehsil when unknown militants opened fire on it. Levies personnel Saifullah and Taj Wali died in the attack, while moharrar Rehmat Hussain and Hawaldar Baitullah were injured. The injured personnel were taken to Tehsil Hospital Boya.
The militants fled the scene after the attack. The security forces cordoned off the entire area and launched a search operation. However, there were no reports about any arrests.
A political moharrar, Hameedullah was killed and three Levies personnel were injured in a similar attack on their vehicle in Sarobi area of North Waziristan on 2 June.