Two brothers killed over ‘honour’ in Bajaur Agency


KHAR: Two brothers were killed allegedly in the name of ‘honour’ in Barang tehsil of Bajaur Agency, reported a local English newspaper. 

According to local people and officials, the incident occurred in hilly Tar area, some 35 kilometres from Khar, the agency’s headquarter.

Waheed Khan and Nazir Khan, sons of Noor Hamid Khan were on way somewhere from their home when armed men of Mohammad Zameer, a local dweller, stopped them and opened fire on them.

Both brothers suffered serious injuries and died on their way to the hospital.

The residents said that Sardar Khan, brother of the deceased, had allegedly married a girl of Zameer’s family without consent of her family a few weeks ago.