Girl killed in firing at Jamrud

LANDIKOTAL: A girl was killed in cross firing between the security forces and a suspected in raid conducted here in Ghundi area of tehsil Jamrud, subdivision of Khyber, official sources said on Wednesday.

The sources said that the other night the forces raided at the house of a wanted person, Tela Baz in Ghundi.

During the action the suspected reacted and opened fire on the troops and the forces also fired in retaliation, sources said. One bullet hit the sixteen years old daughter of the wanted and was killed on the spot, sources said.

An undisclosed resident of the house was detained and shifted to forces’ cantonment for investigation, sources said.