Terrorists of banned Deobandi outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi shot dead a Shia official and his guard in Lower Kurrum Agency.
Political Moharrir Sarfaraz Hussain along with his guard Mumtaz was patrolling olay area of Kurrum Agency when the terrorists opened fire upon them. Both of them embraced martyrdom. They were laid to rest in their ancestral graveyard. Officials of political administration attended the funeral.
Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a sister-wing of proscribed ASWJ, claimed responsibility for double murder. Security officials conducted raids and arrested 8 suspects after murder.
Shia parties and leaders have condemned the murder of Shia official and demanded capital punishment to the terrorists.