Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Nature of challenge in tribal areas

Nature of challenge in tribal areas of Pakistan is having different dimensions, in Kurram tribal agency due to eruption of sectarian violence Parachinar Tull road has been closed for traffic, sources have said that in Sada area of Kurram agency Taliban and Alqaida militants have erected check posts, Shia sect people besieged in Parachinar can not reach to Kohat through Tull Parachinar road, in November 2007 sectarian clashes were started in Kurram agency and now Parachinar capital of Kurram agency is virtually cut off from rest of Pakistan.

A resident of Parachinar has said that now violent clashes between Shia and Sunni sect are stopped by peace efforts of present government both Shia and Sunni sects have realized the futility of violence which harms the interest of both communities and are living in peace with each other