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GHALLANAI, June 3: The electricity loadshedding in Mohmand Agency has increased to 20 hours on a daily basis for last one week, affecting the businesses and crops badly.

Local farmers say the onion has been cultivated in Mohmand Agency on vast lands but shortage of water has affected the crops. The crop may be wasted if sufficient water from tube-wells was not provided to it.

A local farmer told TNN, “We cultivate onions, garlic and other vegetables. I also cultivated onion vegetables on 2 kanals land but my crops are not growing properly due to water shortage.”