Pak's peace committee chief dies in clashed with militants

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Islamabad, Aug. 9 (ANI): Pakistan's Peace Committee chief Malik Ajmal Khan was killed in a cross firing on Saturday night between militants and committee members.

Six militants were also killed in skirmishes overnight at Tehsil Khawazai of Mohmand Agency, The News reports.

According to sources, fierce clashes continued throughout the night.

The dead peace committee chief had given shelter to several defecting members of the Tahrik-e-Taliban, they added.

A few months ago, the then Peace Committee chief, Shah Khalid had also died in one such clash. (ANI)

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