Seven bullet-riddled bodies found in Khyber Agency


JAMRUD: The Levies personnel recovered seven bullet-riddled bodies from Shaks area of Jamrud, Khyber Agency, on Friday.


The bodies were shifted to Jamrud hospital for postmortem.

Identity of the deceased could not be ascertained.

Khasadar force is currently investigating the case for any leads or potential suspects of the incident.

Shaks in district Jamrud is a restive area where often security forces, mainly Levies and Khasadar force, engage in armed conflicts with militants. Two weeks ago, four suicide bombers were arrested by Khasadar and Levies forces.

A couple of explosive belts and weapons as well as ammunition had also been recovered from the militants.