HANGU - A tribal elder was shot dead when unidentified armed motorcyclists opened fire on him in Hangu district on Thursday. Police said that unknown assailants riding a motorcycle opened indiscriminate firing on a prominent tribal figure Ismail Jan at a crowded bazaar in Doaba. Subsequently, Ismail Jan, who hails from Kurram Agency, died on the spot. –Staff Rerporter

 Soon after the incident, police rushed to the site, cordoned off the area. They launched a search operation. However, not arrest was made till filing of this report.