Negligence by parents, lack of awareness and obsolete customary practices have forced two young girls in Kurram tribal district to end their lives.
The lady searchers – the women appointed by police department for searching other women – on Thursday staged protest in Kurram over unpaid salaries.
The government has decided to reopen the Angoor Adda and Kharlachi border gates to facilitate the people, particularly the traders, on both sides.
The incidents of robberies have witnessed increase in Torkham Bazaar and terminal near the Pak-Afghan border due to whcih traders have sought security.
One person lost his life and several shops were damaged in a bomb blast in Mamond tehsil of Bajaur tribal district, local sources said on Thursday.
The clashes between two rival tribes on land dispute in Kurram continued for fourth consecutive day on Wednesday and four more deaths were reported.
Bara Political Alliance, which was staging protests over the alleged fake encounter of a citizen, Irfanullah Afridi, says its demands have been accepted.
As many as 1,816 vacancies have been created in different cadres in Rescue 1122 in merged tribal districts in which 1,193 have been filled already.
The land dispute between local tribes in Kurram has intensified and so far five deaths and 24 injuries have been reported from both sides.
The deputy commissioner said hundreds of people were stranded in Khost and North Waziristan tribal district due to coronavirus lockdown.
Three persons were injured in Charmang tehsil of Bajaur tribal district in firing from Afghan side on Sunday, local sources said.
Two security forces personnel sustained injuries in a bomb blast in North Waziristan on Friday after whcih a search oeperation was launched in the area.