Cop among two killed, eight injured in Khyber firing


A police constable was among two people killed and eight others injured in firing incidents in Khyber district, police informed on Wednesday.
Police said tribal elder, Haji Zahir Shah along with his two guards and nephew was going to Bar Qamber Khel for a tribal jirga when unidentified armed men fired at their vehicle in Saran Sar area.
As a result of firing, the guard, police constable, Ahmad and a local man, identified as Sahulat Khan were killed while the nephew of tribal elder, Haji Zahir Shah was critically injured. Police shifted the dead bodies and injured to hospital.
In the second incident that took place over a property dispute among two groups that took place in Khyber Wali Khel area, seven people were injured in cross fire.
The injured were shifted to DHQ Hospital while a large number of police force reached the site and stopped firing between the opponents. Police said stern legal action will be initiated against the people involved.