GHALANAI -  Unknown miscreants attack at the residence of a local pro-government tribal elder with rockets in Kota Taraf area of Ambar tehsil of Mohmand agency yesterday at midnight, local administration said.

Assistant Political Agent, Naveed Akbar said that unknown militants attacked with rockets at the house of the tribal elder Malik Izat Khan at the midnight about 1am.  No loss of life and property was reported in the incident.

"Attackers managed to escape from the spot after the attack," he added. He said that the local people after hectic efforts managed to arrest a man identified as Taj Muhammad, resident of Owlai Shah Ambar in a suspicious condition from Danish kool area of Pandilai tehsil.

The local peoples handed over the arrested person to the local administration which was given away to the security forces where further investigation is underway.

Another levies official seeking anonymity told that the house belonged to a pro-government tribesman. There has been no claim of responsibility for the attack.  Meanwhile on Special directives of Political Agent Aslam Wazir, the Assistant Political Agent Lower Mohmand, Naveed Akbar along with Political Naib Tehsildar, Ekkaghund Amir Nawaz Khan with Khasadars and Levies forces paid a surprise visit to all the Jamia Mosques in Ekkaghund Bazaar and checked the security arrangements for Friday prayers. On the occasion few instructions were also given to the locals and levies personnel to make security arrangements better.