Afghanistan / Pakistan

Tribal elder from Waziristan assassinated in Afghanistan

KHOST, Afghanistan — Malik Muhammad Omer Khan Wazir, a tribal elder in his 60s from Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) killed by unknown gunmen in Khost province on Thursday.

Omer Khan Wazir left his ancestral district of North Waziristan with fellow tribal members when Pakistan’s army launched the Zarb e Azb operation some two years …