Pakistan

North Waziristan IDPs count rises over million  

ISLAMABAD: The number of the persons displaced by Zarb-e-Azb military operation in North Waziristan tribal region has reached more than one million, citing sources ARY News reports.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government sources, talking to ARY News, have stated that 10,16,559 people have been internally displaced so far in which 4,64,419 are children whereas 2,62,196 are men and 2,89,914 are women.

They further said that the displaced families are also being financially assisted by the KP government and Rs 8,000 are being given to each displaced family every month.

He added the registration of the affected persons has been completed.

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