Relatives bring corpses to Pakistan protest after raidAgence France-Presse . Peshawar
Around 300 Pakistanis protested on Wednesday against the killing of 14 people in an overnight raid, blaming the security forces and refusing to bury the dead until they get justice.
The protesters gathered outside the governor’s house in the northwestern city of Peshawar along with the 14 bodies, an AFP reporter said.
Armed men attacked five homes at Bara in the northwestern tribal district of Khyber and killed 14 people, said local resident Muhammad Shabbir.
‘They entered our houses and killed our relatives to avenge the killing of six security personnel in the same area of Bara on Monday night,’ Shabbir, a former member of the Frontier Corps paramilitary, said.
Security and military officials denied that security forces were involved and said it was militants who attacked the homes.
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