LAKKI MARWAT - Unknown miscreants fired rockets on a cement factory situated near Darra Pezu town on the night between Thursday and Friday, an official said. He said that the attack caused panic and fear in the area prompting the local police to rush to the factory. “One of the rockets hit a building in the factory and damaged it partially but it did not cause any loss of human life,” he maintained. He told that the gigantic cement production unit had been come under attack several times in past. “Soon after the attack heavy contingent of police headed by DPO Abdul Rashid Khan launched a search operation in the area and fund another rocket on the road leading to Shaikh Badin Mountain top,” he told. He said that personnel of bomb disposal squad later defused the rocket. He further said that police did not make any arrests immediately. “But security was beefed up in the entire town and policemen were directed to increase patrolling,” he added.


A man was killed over a minor dispute in Shahbazkhel village in the jurisdiction of Shaheed Haibat Ali Khan police station of Darra Pezu town.

Police said on Friday that Abdullah gunned down Mehmud Ali and escaped. “The killer and the deceased had exchanged harsh words few days ago which led to the murder incident,” they maintained. Police registered a case against the killer under relevant section of law and started investigation.

Meanwhile, a police party of Ghaznikhel police station headed by SHO Abdul Saboor Khan raided over the dens of narcotics sellers in Tajazai and arrested two persons with contrabands.

An official said that the law enforcers captured Abdul Manan and seized 510 grams heroin from him. “Another Mobin, the brother of arrested Abdul Manan escaped leaving behind a packet containing 100 grams heroin,” he maintained. He told that police also arrested Kifayatullah and recovered an AK 47 assault rifle from him.