Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan), December 7th, 2008 (ANI). A Pakistani Soldier and his son were shot to death in the Bannu area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during a gun attack. Dawn reported the incident, citing the police. Rehman Zman, 45, was shot and killed by assailants with his 18-year old son.
Dawn spoke with locals who claimed that the attackers had hung the victim’s skull from a Bachki market tree. They were discovered early in the morning by tribesmen and reported to the police. Dawn reported that an investigation has begun into the case against the Janikhel police station’s unknown assailants. Dawn said that this was the worst time in eight years. In addition to the target killings by the armed assailants, many police stations, posts and vehicles have been attacked with bombs in the last few months. As a result, the Pakistani authorities have increased security at all check-posts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and relieved those responsible for security lapses. (ANI)