Rival groups’ clash leaves 17 dead in North Waziristan

MIRANSHAH: A fierce clash between two rival groups has killed 17 persons in North Waziristan in the past three days.

According to the official sources, the violent clash between Pipli and Madakhel groups over disputed land is continuing for the past three days in Datakhel Tehsil of North Waziristan. Due to the dispute, 17 persons have so far lost their lives while 14 others were injured.

Both the groups are fearlessly using missiles, tanks, rockets and other automatic weapons against each other.

Tension has gripped the area due to which the local residents are migrating to safer areas.