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BARA, June 1: The Education department of Khyber Agency has distributed 6,000 books among schoolchildren in Tirah Maidan area.

The Agency Education Officer, Mr Ateequr Rehman, visited Tirah Maidan and distributed books, school bags, other items among children. About 36 tents were also given to the schools which have been destroyed in terrorist attacks.

Mr Ateequr Rehman told TNN, “We have 15 community schools, 8 regular schools, and 17 private schools. We analysed all the schools to identify their basic needs. We distributed 6,000 books and 36 tents, which had been given to us by UNICEF. We appeal to children to join their schools as their teachers and schools are waiting for them now.”

The displaced people of Tirah have stated returning to their native areas where educational institutions reopened.