KHYBER AGENCY An absconder was shot dead while his brother sustained bullet injuries here in Matta Khel, tehsil Landi Kotal, local sources said on Monday. The sources said that during the last few months Tariq and Tahir of Regi, Peshawar, had taken refuge as absconders in the area. On Monday, some unknown armed persons appeared in the area and opened indiscriminate firing on the two brothers, the sources said. Tariq was killed on the spot while Tahir got wounded. He was later shifted to a local hospital, the sources said. The attackers managed to make their escape good after committing the offense. The cause behind the crime was stated to be an old enmity.