A Frontier Corps (FC) soldier was killed and his colleague sustained bullet injuries when unknown gunmen opened fire on them in the Moro area in Bazaar Zakha Khel in Tirah valley, official sources said on Monday. The sources said the two troops were busy fetching potable water from a stream close to the Afghan border when they became victims of the bullets fired by unidentified militants.

Muhammad Ibrahim was killed on the spot and Junaid received bullet wounds. He was shifted to a military hospital in Peshawar for medical treatment, the sources said