BARA, 8 September: The repatriation process of internally displaced persons (IDPs) of Tirah valley of Khyber Agency got underway on Thursday.

The political administration said the repatriation of Zakhakhel Zaodin tribe will continue till 12 September. It said the return process of Zakhakhel, Storikhel and Akakhel tribes will be completed by the end of this month.

A registration unit has been established in Miangano Khwar area of Malikdinkhel in Bara for the returning IDPs. The returning displaced families will get Rs10,000 as transportation charges and Rs25,000 financial assistance through ATMs.

The administration said the repatriation of Adamkhel tribe will start in October. It said the registration of the remaining tribes will also be initiated from next month. It said a registration centre has been established at Shahkas Levies Centre for this purpose.