KHYBER AGENCY - Four persons of a same family, including a woman and her three children, were killed and a woman sustained injuries when roof of their room caved in here at Merikhel area of tehsil Bara, Khyber Agency. The political administration and local sources informed that family members of one Walayat were present in a room of the house when it suddenly collapsed, burying all the members alive under the debris.

The neighbors rushed to the site and launched relief operation. Sources said that bodies of Welayat’s wife, his two sons and one daughter were retrieved. They said that one wounded woman was also recovered and was shifted to hospital for medical treatment. 

Meanwhile, a boy sustained injuries when a roadside Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by unknown militants went off here in Yousaf Talab area of tehsil Bara, Khyber Agency on Monday.

The administration sources confirmed the incident and said that the security agencies moved to the scene and collected evidences from the site for investigation. The wounded boy was taken to nearby health centre for medical aid.