KHYBER AGENCY - Two persons were killed and five others sustained injuries in a hand grenade attack at a hujra in Akakhel area of Bara tehsil in Khyber Agency, official sources said. They said unidentified miscreants hurled a hand grenade at the hujra of former Assistant Political Agent Orakzai Agency, Mawaz Khan Afridi in Bara tehsil in Khyber Agency, killing two persons identified as Zakir and Atique while injuring five others including Amjad, Gulzar, Wajid, Ijaz and Said Nawab.

The wounded were taken to the hospital in Peshawar. Soon after the incident, the Khassadar and security forces reached to the crime scene and launched a search operation.