KHYBER AGENCY - Nine persons of a same family including women and children sustained injuries after a shell landed at the house of a commander of the peace lashkar at Tehsil Bara in Khyber Agency Wednesday.

The sources said that a shell fired reportedly by unidentified militants from unknown destination fell on the house of peace lashkar commander Sadiq at Aka Khel area of the agency.

Resultantly, at least nine inhabitants including three children and women sustained injuries. They were rushed to a nearby hospital in Peshawar. The commander’s house was also damaged in the incident, sources said.

It is to be added here that falling of shells in the residential areas, fire from unknown places has been taking place since long.