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Six pro-govt tribal volunteers killed

Six pro-govt tribal volunteers killed

LANDI KOTAL: A banned militant group killed six kidnapped pro-govt volunteers in the Khyber tribal region on Tuesday.

According to sources, militants of the Lashkar-i-Islam had captured 11 volunteers of the pro-government Zakakhel peace committee in Sanda Pal area when they were going to Maidan in Tirah valley three days back.

Know more: Militants kill five peace committee volunteers

Five of the captured men were killed on Monday, while the bullet-riddled bodies of the remaining six were found in Kamar Khel on Tuesday.

A spokesman for the militants told local reporters that the volunteers were helping the security forces against them.

Published in Dawn, September 9th, 2015

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