WANA, August 28: The administration of South Waziristan tribal region has released 21 elders of Wazir tribe in agency headquarters Wana.

Assistant Political Agent of Wana, Mr Shahid Ali, says the elders were released after a jirga of Ahmadzai tribe met the Political Agent, Mr Islam Zeb.

Five days ago the administration in Wana arrested the elders when they staged protest in front of the political agent’s office and tried to enter the office by force.