Bloody clash claims six lives
Thursday, February 19, 2009
By Our correspondent
PARACHINAR: Six persons were shot dead and three others injured when two rival groups exchanged fire in the mountainous area of Tor Ghar on Wednesday.

Sources said Gulzar Hussain, Dildar Hussain, Riaz Hussain, Nasir Hussain, Nadeem Hussain and Anwar Ali of Turi tribe were busy in cutting woods in a nearby mountain of Tor Ghar area when their rivals belonging to Muqbal tribe allegedly opened fire on them, leaving six of them dead and three injured.

The injured were taken to the Agency Headquarters Hospital in Parachinar. Meanwhile, an elder of Turi tribe, Haji Ali Akbar Turi, expressing his deep concern over the killing of six people of his tribe, said the peace accord was violated in the Kurram Agency. He demanded of the government to take stern action against the violators.