A Pakistani army soldier was shot dead by a girl in Mohmand District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region a few days ago after he and other soldier forcibly entered a home to sexually harass women.
As per journalist Taha Siddiqui, the soldiers decided to barge into a house at night which was inhabited only by women. All the men are said to have gone to other towns for employment.
The women alleged that the Pakistani army soldiers after entering their homes began to sexually harass them. One girl then is said to have sourced a gun and opened fire on the soldiers killing one of them.
The soldier is said to have been attached to the Mohmand Rifles and the entry into the home was not part of any search operations.
Following the incident, the locals have demanded justice for the alleged sexual harassment meted out to the women. It has been alleged that similar incidents have happened in the past and the Pakistani military has managed to hush them up.
A similar incident had reportedly happened in the Waziristan province where a woman had gone public against the sexual harassment by Pakistani soldiers.
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