KHYBER AGENCY – One person was killed and seven others sustained splinter injuries when a stray rocket landed at the house of a tribesman on Wednesday night in Malikdin Khel area of tehsil Bara, sub-division of Khyber Agency.

Sources said that last late night hours unknown militants fired scores of rockets on Frontier Corp (FC) post located in Kohi.One rocket missed the target and struck the house of Khanzada of Malikdin khel tribe, sources said.Resultadly including two children and two women eight persons got wounded, source said. The injured were shifted to local health centers where from six were referred to Peshawar hospital due to serious condition, sources said. One hurt persons identified as Yar Mohammad succumbed to his injuries on way to hospital, sources said. Some of wounded were including Ajab Gul, Bilal, Zahir, Shafiq, Ajmal and Rahid.

Meanwhile, two dead bodies were recovered from Zaga Kelley of tehsil Malagori of Khyber Agency on Thursday, official sources informed.

The sources said that the local administration had got informed of locals that two bodies were lying in the Zaga Kelley who had been dumped there after shooting them dead. The Khasadar party moved to the spot took the bodies into legal custody and shifted it to Jamrud hospital for medic-legal formalities, sources said. Later the bodies were identified as Liaqat Ali s/o Gulsher and Mohammad Daud, son of Muhammad Saleem. The reason behind the killing could not be ascertained.