Mortar shell hits a house in Landi Kotal

Ahmad Nabi

LANDI KOTAL: On the time when provincial cabinet meeting was in progress in Landi Kotal jirga hall, a mortar shell, fired from a cross the border landed at house here in Bhai Khel, Shiekhmal Khel area on Thursday noon.

The official and local sources informed that the shell was fired from Lal Pura, the Afghan bordering town and hit residency of one local, Mukaram Khan, three kilometers away from the meeting site. However no causality was reported as the shell remained unexploded, the resident told. Soon after the happen, the forces personnel moved to the spot and defused the shell, forces official told.