2 motorcycle riders killed in Shangla

By Anwar Hussain
May 30, 2024
This picture shows, Police tape tied to the gate. — AFP/File

ALPURI: Two motorcycle riders were shot dead by unknown assailants in the remote Martung area of Shangla district.


The incident occurred around 2am when the victims were returning home after harvesting wheat in their fields. Among the deceased, Amanullah had gotten married just 13 days prior, casting a pall of grief over the community.

The incident took place between Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. Eyewitnesses reported that Ayub Khan and Aman Ali were ambushed and fatally shot while making their way back home. The news of their deaths reached the locals around 7am, who then informed the local police.In response to the incident, the police initiated a search operation.