JAMRUD: Repatriation of the temporary displaced families from Rajgal area of Tirah valley in Khyber Agency would start from June 25, announced Fata Disaster Management Authority.

FDMA officials said that displaced  families of Akakhel, Malikdin Khel, Qambar Khel and Kokikhel Afridi tribes would go back to Tirah in four phases. Each family will get Rs10,000 transport fare and Rs25,000 cash along with food items and water.

The officials said that majority of TDPs from Bara and parts of Tirah have already repatriated after peace was restored to the areas.

Thousands of families had to flee their houses in Bara and Tirah  after the security forces launched a major offensive against militants in 2009 and 2012.

The FDMA said that over 120000  families were displaced by the conflict in Khyber district.