Peshawar : The administration began search operation in the area and arrested 25 suspected persons besides, taking into custody ten motorbikes, administration and local sources said.
According to the sources the female teacher Shehnaz Ishtiaq was going to her duty at a communal school at Haji Khan Wali village in Shakas Jamrud when unidentified motorcyclists opened fire on her near her school.
She was seriously wounded but rushed to Jamrud civil hospital where from she was referred to Peshawar hospital for better treatment, however, she succumbed to her deep wounds after four hours, sources said.
The killed female teacher Shehnaz Ishtiaq belonged to Kohati area in Peshawar and she used to come for her duty for the last one year.
This is the second incident of its nature that happened in Jamrud sub-division of Khyber Agency. Before this another female activist of an NGO had been killed in the same Jamrud area.
The Assistant Political Agent (APA) Jehangir Azam Wazir while confirming the incident told media that administration had taken action in the incident and arrested twenty five suspected persons from the area besides, taking into custody ten motor cycles during the search operation.
The matter would be thoroughly investigated to trace out te actual alleged criminals, APA added.