KHYBER: A strained tranquility dominated in Yousafsoz-Khormatang location of Bara on Thursday after police and also Frontier Corps forced out armed Akkakhel tribesmen from their trenches they had been occupying for almost a week against each other.
Previously, three police officers consisting of Jamrud SHO Mohammad Akbar suffered minor injuries when equipped members of Maroofkhel sub-tribe opened fire at the police personnel late on Wednesday night during a ‘clean-up’ procedure in the area, situated on the boundary with Darra Adamkhel.
DPO Wasim Riaz told Dawn that circumstance was controlled with most of the area cleaned of scoundrels and a minimum of 10 desired tribesmen were jailed.
He said that the apprehended tribesmen were wanted in occurrences of firing on police and also putting on fire homes of their opponents.
He said that police likewise took some arms and ammunition, which the competing groups had actually dumped at their trenches.
Local resources stated that Maroofkhel tribesmen brought their womenfolk out of their homes in a great deal versus cops and FC during the procedure.
The females assailed stones at police while the armed men opened fire at them.
They said that armed tribesmen torched two police cars during the operation.
MPA Mohammad Shafeeq informed Dawn that the two sub-tribes of Akkakhel including Meergutkhel as well as Maroofkhel had a four-decade old dispute over the possession of numerous kanals of barren land.
He stated that the dispute had actually until now asserted numerous lives as well as both sub-tribes again took up arms against each other few days back when several of the Meergutkhel households tried to reconstruct their wrecked homes, which were torched by their opponents in some cases back.
He claimed that the failing of previous political managements of the after that Khyber Firm to demarcate the questioned land resulted in armed clashes in between the two sub-tribes of Akkakhel.
Assistant Commissioner Nek Mohammad claimed that efforts were underway to constitute a form a jirga of elders to soothe the tension as well as discover an appropriate service to the longstanding land disagreement.
On the other hand, the district management on Thursday handed out Rs1.9 million to the heirs of five persons, who lost their lives in a mortar covering explosion in Landi Kotal on Tuesday.
Commander Khyber Rifles Col Rizwan Nazir also saw your home of the bereaved family members as well as used his condolences to the making it through members of the family.