10 TTP men surrender to Kurram administration


Ten militants of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan laid their arms before the Kurram Agency political administration on Saturday, Pakistan Today learnt reliably. Per details, the militants from banned TTP identified as Lal Marjan, Abid Khan, Arsal Khan, Usman Ghani, Abdul Khaliq, Abdul Qudos, Abdul Samad, Muhammad Rahim, Shah Wazir, and Muhammad Khanan surrendered to the political administration.
All the militants belong to Kurram. Kurram Political Agent Shahab Ali Shah said action against militants was underway in areas comprising just five to eight percent of the entire agency, adding that the areas made safe from militants were rehabilitated and locals were being sent back to their homes. Meanwhile, two tribesmen belonging to Malik Islam group were killed and 10 houses were demolished by the peace lashkar on charges of violating tribal jirga rules. Sources said two rival groups in Central Kurram were at loggerheads since a long time.