Security official martyred, five injured in rocket attack on Orakzai Scouts mosque

KALAYA, Jan 09 (INP): A security official was martyred and five others injured in rocket attack on Orakzai Scouts mosque here on Friday.

Political administration sources said that a rocket fire from unknown destination landed at a mosque of Orakzai Scouts in Kalaya, the tribal headquarters of Orakzai Agency when the security personnel were offering “Jumma” prayers.

As a result of attack a clerk of Orakzai Scouts identified as Munawar Shah was martyred while five others including Naib Sobedars Mehmood Khan and Azizur Rehman, Hawaldar Zawan Shah, sepoys Kashif Ahmed and Farmanullah sustained wounds.

The injured were shifted to Kalaya Headquarters Hospital for treatment.

The security forces cordoned of the area after the rocket attack and conducted search operation but no arrest was made.


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