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Watchmen shot dead in Bajaur

KHAR: Two watchmen, including one of a government school, were killed in separate incidents in Bajaur Agency early on Monday.

An official of the local administration said watchman of Government Primary School in Sheikh Baba of Khar tehsil Aminur Raman was shot at by unidentified people when he was present near the school`s building.

He said the watchdog was critically injured in the attack and died on the way to the Agency Headquarters Hospital. Local residents said neither the watchman nor his family had enmity with anyone and that militants could be the killers.

Another official of the administration said watchman Khista Khan suffered injuries and died after unidentified gunmen targeted him on duty at a house under construction in Khar town. He said gunmen fled soon after the attack.-Correspondent