Tribesmen end sit-in in Wana after successful talks with district administration

Residents of South Waziristan take to streets against rising of terrorism

WANA: The tribesmen have called off their sit-in on fifth day after successful talks between the district administration and Waziristan Aman Olasi Pasoon leaders. The tribesmen were protesting against surge in terror attacks, targeted killings and extortion .

The district administration assured the protesters that kidnapped Jamshid would be recovered within fifteen days. A new police station would be established at Azam Warsak area of Lower South Waziristan district. The government also assured the tribesmen that facilities would be provided to traders on Pak-Afghan border.

Earlier, the district administration held several rounds of talks with the protesters but failed to achieve any breakthrough.

The workers and leaders of different political parties, organizations including the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Awami National Party (ANP), National Democratic Movement (NDM), Jamaat-i-Islami (JI), Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) and Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP). They were demanding of the government to play its role in restoring durable peace in the militancy-wracked tribal districts.



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