KHYBER AGENCY - Two persons including a Khasadar personnel were shot dead by a Levy man on Tuesday in Charwazgai area of tehsil Landi Kotal, sub-division of Khyber, official and local sources said. The sources said that last morning a minor conflict erupted between the passengers of a Peshawar-bound car and on-duty levy person at Charwazai Post over wrong overtaking. After exchange of harsh words between the two, the levy force person identified as Ahsan Ullah, of Zekha Khel tribe, opened fire and killed his colleague acting as middleman beside the passenger, sources said.

The deceased were identified as Khasadar Mohammad Sher s/o Mohammad Ismael, Shiekhwal, Zekha khel and Samiullah s/o Mohebullah, Zergran, Shinwari.Soon after the incident the administration officials moved to the spot, shifted the bodies to the Landi kotal hospital for medico-legal formalities, sources said. The culprit was arrested and put behind the bars in Landi kotal for investigation, sources said. The tribesmen flayed the act on the side of the levy official and said that the levy force is supposed to provide security to the dwellers of the area not to kill them. They demanded strict action against the assault. It is worth mentioning here that in recent past many civilians have been shot dead by the Khasadar and levy forces over refusing of giving bribe on the check posts.