PTI leader Abid Afridi’s brother killed in Bara firing

By: News Desk
Published: 10:20 AM, 22 Sep, 2022
PTI leader Abid Afridi’s brother killed in Bara firing
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Tribal leader Munsif Ali Afridi and a passerby were killed in firing by some unidentified attackers while a constable left badly injured in Bara area of Khyber District on Thursday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

The incident took place when the tribal leader was returning after attending a jirga on the deteriorating law and order situation in Bara.

On his way, some unidentified armed men opened fire on him near Qambar Khel in the jurisdiction of Bara Agency. Resultantly, he and a passerby died on the spot while a constable were seriously injured, who was shifted to a hospital for medical treatment. 

As soon as the information was received, a heavy police contingent led by District Police Officer (DPO) Khyber reached the spot and conducted a search operation in the area.

It merits to mention here that the deceased was the elder brother of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) leader and candidate of Tehsil Chairman Abid Ali Afridi and had survived several deadly attacks before.

Reporter: Jahanzaib Afridi