The Express Tribune

Gunmen kill 10 passengers in Hangu

Published: March 13, 2011

Masked gunmen open fire on passenger bus travelling from Kurram to Hangu, killing eight people.

Masked gunmen opened indiscriminate fire on a passenger bus travelling from Kurram Agency to Hangu, killing 10 people, on Sunday.

According to Express 24/7 correspondent Iftikhar Firdous, the bus was passing through the area of Tehsil Doaba, which is known to have been a conflict intensive region in the past.

Officials confirmed that that three people died on the spot, while seven others succumbed to their injuries in the hospital. Five other passengers were also injured in the incident.

The DPO of the area informed that search for the culprits had begun, which would be concluded soon.

source: http://tribune.com.pk/story/132003/gunmen-kill-8-passengers-in-hangu/