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A child looks up as he sits next to his mother, who along with other wait for their turn, to get free food at Jalozai camp for internally displaced people near Peshawar, Pakistan.—AP Photo
A child looks up as he sits next to his mother, who along with others waits for her turn, to get free food at the Jalozai camp for internally displaced people. — Photo by AP

PESHAWAR: In all, 9,291 internally displaced families, comprising 42,504 individuals, have resettled in their native areas after restoration of peace in the South Waziristan tribal region, said an official of the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) here Friday.

Over 44,000 families were displaced from their native towns and homes due to military offensive against militants in the Pak-Afghan border areas.

The internally displaced persons had moved in with their relatives residing in the Dera Ismail Khan and Tank areas.

The FDMA stated that 9,291 families had relocated to their hometowns in South Waziristan’s Sarokai and Ladha areas.

Around 10,672 men, 11,133 women and 20,699 children make up the 9,291 families that have moved back to their native regions.


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akhter husain
Aug 03, 2012 12:56pm
Very good news.God may keep them in peace.