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Militants attack Kurram festival; 24 kidnapped


the rebels belonged to the Sattar group from Waziristan.—AP photo

PESHAWAR: Militants kidnapped 24 tribesmen along with their 15 vehicles from the Baggan area of Lower Kurram Agency and shifted them to their hideout in the central Kurram on Tuesday, DawnNews reported.
A weekly festival was going on in Baggan when rebels attacked the festival and abducted 20 people along with their 14 vehicles.
Sources claimed that the rebels belonged to the Sattar group from Waziristan.
Later, in the same area four more people were picked up by militants along with a vehicle.
Tribesmen termed the recent incidents of terrorism tragic and demanded the government to take notice of the violation of a peace agreement in the region.

 

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