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Nine killed in two separate incidents in Pakistan

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Wed, Jun 18, 2014 12:20 hrs

Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Nine people, including two women and a policeman, were killed Wednesday in two separate firing incidents in Pakistan.

In the first incident, unidentified gunmen armed with automatic weapons entered a house early Wednesday and shot dead eight members of a family, including two women, in Kahi area of Hangu district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Xinhua reported.

The victims had been displaced from the restive northwestern tribal Orakzai Agency and were living in a rented house.

The motive behind the killings was not yet known, but it was thought to be the outcome of personal enmity.

In another incident, unidentified gunmen killed a policeman in the southern port city of Karachi.

Two men riding a motorcycle opened fire at the policeman near Tibet Center at M.A. Jinnah Road, killing him on the spot.

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