Car carrying women, in North Waziristan to train people to open their own businesses, was ambushed by suspected militants

Gunmen on motorcycles ambushed a vehicle carrying instructors from a private vocational school in north-west Pakistan on Monday, killing four women and wounding the driver before fleeing.

The attack took place in the village of Ippi near Mir Ali, a town in the North Waziristan district in a former tribal region bordering Afghanistan, said Shafi Ullah Khan Gandapur, a district police chief.

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Monday, February 22, 2021 - 4:00pm