Mortar shell kills six of a family
[Dawn] Six members of a family were killed when a mortar fell on a house in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency on Wednesday, sources said.

They said that a stray mortar fired from Qazi's guesthouse an undisclosed location hit the house of Ghani Gul in Sponrhai area of Kukikhel
...a tribe of primitives inhabiting Khyber Agency. They are a branch of the Afridi tribe. Traditionally they have been migratory, tromping between Jamrud and the Rajgal valley with the seasons. The tribe has had mustache-cursing relationships with several other tribes, including the Zakkakhel and Kambarkhel, and with the Mullagori. They make welcome most anyone with a turban and automatic weapons, but every once in awhile they get together a tribal lashkar to mollify the government...
, killing six members of his family.

...back at the palazzo, Count Guido had escaped from his bonds and overwhelmed his guard using the bludgeon the faithful Filomena had smuggled to him in the loaf of bread...
security forces said that curfew would be imposed in the entire Bara subdivision of Khyber Agency from Thursday morning.

They made announcements through loudspeakers in most parts of Bara, advising local people to remain inside their houses till next order. The security forces didn't cite any reason for imposition of the indefinite curfew in the entire Bara.

Posted by: Fred 2013-02-01