Khasadar soldier killed in Bajaur
Khar (TP) June 3: Unidentified assailants shot and killed a Khasadar soldier in the tehsil Mamond Neyag area in district Bajaur late on Monday before making a good escape.
The slain Khasadar soldier was identified as Ilyas.
According to sources, the Khasadar personnel was on duty when unidentified assailants opened fire on him and escaped the scene, leaving him in a pool of blood.
Later, the funeral prayer of the Khasadar soldier was held in Levies Lines headquarters Khar.
A large number of civilians, military and district administration officials participated in the funeral prayer.
Deputy Commissioner Bajaur Usman Masood and District Police Officer Per Shahab Ali Shah expressed their deep sorrow over the death of the Khasadar soldier and expressed their condolence with the family of the slain.
Security forces launched a search operation in the area after the incident, however, no arrests had been made till the filing of this report.