An unfortunate incident occurred in South Waziristan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, resulting in the tragic loss of five laborers. Unidentified assailants shot them while they slept in a tent at the construction site of a police station in Wana’s Daza Ghundai area.
The victims, hailing from Shakai Valley, were part of the construction team. One laborer survived with injuries and was taken to the hospital. Their bodies have been transferred for post-mortem examinations.
The Deputy Commissioner of Lower South Waziristan confirmed the incident to Aaj News, stating that authorities are investigating and searching for suspects. These laborers were engaged in building a police station and were residing in tents at the site.
It’s important to note that between June 2022 and June 2023, a total of 665 terror attacks were reported across KP. Districts like North Waziristan, Dera Ismail Khan, Peshawar, and Bajaur experienced a higher frequency of terrorist attacks compared to others in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during this period.
Islamabad Police Release Baloch Unity March Detainees After Successful Negotiations
Meanwhile, in a recent update stemming from discussions between the caretaker prime minister’s committee and the Baloch Unity March demonstrators, a significant number of detainees, including women and children, have been freed.
The committee, composed of three ministers, engaged in talks with the participants, resulting in the release of most of those detained.
Fawad Hasan Fawad, the Privatization Minister, along with Information Minister Murtaza Solangi and Solidarity Minister Jamal Shah in Islamabad, highlighted the release of approximately ninety percent of the identified male protestors. Yet, decisions regarding the remaining individuals await further deliberations by the committee.
The demonstrators, who had journeyed from Balochistan to Islamabad, were urged to relocate to specified zones, F9 or H9, citing security reasons.
However, non-compliance led to a situation where necessary arrests were made, clarified Fawad Hasan Fawad.