Roadside bomb kills anti-Taliban fighter in Pakistan

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  • The four men were local resistance fighters, an official says
  • The Pakistani Taliban have targeted such fighters in the past

A road side bomb blast killed an anti-Taliban fighter and wounded three others in Pakistan's Khyber Agency, an official said.

The four men were local resistance fighters who opposed the Taliban, said Rehan Gul Khattak, an administration official.

In the last year, the Pakistani Taliban has repeatedly targeted local resistance fighters and their families in different parts of the country's semi-autonomous tribal regions.