Third phase of North Waziristan IDPs repatriation to begin on Tuesday


The third phase of repatriation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency will begin on Tuesday (Oct 25).

Talking to a private news channel, North Waziristan Political Agent Kamran Afridi said the repatriation process of the displaced people has been divided into four phases.

He said the two phases of IDPs’ return to their homes has been completed, while the third phase will begin from Tuesday.

He said over 2,000 families of Ghazlamai, Kani Rogha, Manzarkhel, Pakai, Raghzai and Samiar will return to their areas during the third phase. He said the third phase will continue till 27 October.

Out of 82,000 displaced families of North Waziristan, 51,000 families have returned so far, he added.