KHAR, 04 May: Glowing tributes were paid to those tribal people and personnel of security forces who laid down their lives for the restoration of peace in the Bajuar tribal agency.

A non-governmental welfare organization Fazl-e-Rabi Shaheed Foundation organized an event to observed martyrs day. Representatives of the political administration, civil society member, journalists, political figures and tribal elders participated in the event.

They laid floral wreath on the shuhuda monument, lit candles and prayed for the departed souls of those who sacrificed their lives for the noble cause.

It was followed by a walk which was attended by people from different walks of life. The participants of the walk marched from Civil colony to Levies line.

It merit a mention here that 23 people including a junior commissioned officer of the Bajuar Levies were killed in a suicide blast which ripped through the busy Khar bazaar in May 2012.