federal govt IDPs camps

PESHAWAR, October 30: The federal government has decided to set up four residential camps for the families displaced by military operation in Khyber Agency.

A spokesperson of the Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) says that the Operation Khyber 1 has displaced 50,000 families so far and that the figure may exceed 100,000.

The spokesperson says the affectees of Khyber Agency operation will given the same package and relief items, given to the internally displaced persons of North Waziristan Agency.

At the time of departure from the area, the families are given the facility of transport and their children are vaccinated against polio. He adds that even before the beginning of the recent operation, many families of Khyber Agency had already been registered and they have been living at Jalozai Camp in Nowshera district and other camps.

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