JAMRUD, September 3: The administration of Khyber Agency has distributed cheques worth 10.6 million rupees among the militancy-affected families.
The cheques were distributed by the Assistant Political Agent Jamrud, Mr Roshan Khan, at a ceremony in Jirga Hall.
A sum of 300,000 rupees each was given to the families of 28 deceased and 200,000 rupees each to 22 injured people.
Khyber Rifles Lieutenant Colonel Sadiq and Lieutenant Colonel Ijaz also participated in the ceremony.
One of the beneficiaries told TNN, “I got a cheque worth 300,000 rupees and I am thankful to the government for this compensation. My house was struck by missiles two times and I lost all of my family. I have received compensation after one year but still I thank the authorities.”