Shah Nawaz Tarakzai is accompanied by fellow journalists upon his return.
File photo of Islam Gul Afridi

PESHAWAR, 16 October: Two tribal journalists, Shah Nawaz Tarakzai and Islam Gul Afridi, who went missing on Sunday, safely reached to their homes on Monday evening, family sources of the two newsmen said.

Tarakzai’s younger brother Aftab Mohmand posted on Facebook account that unknown people picked him from Shabqadar area of district Charsadda. Tarakzai works for Mashal Radio, Pashto channel of Radio Free, and is assigned to cover Mohmand and Bajaur tribal agencies.

Islam Gul Afridi, a freelancer from Khyber Agency, also went missing on Sunday. According to his younger brother, Afridi had gone to Islamabad but didn’t return home.