“During last three days of sectarian violence 40 persons are killed in Kurram Agency, violence broke out two days ago during mourning procession of Shia sect in Parachinar which is capital city of Kurram Agency. Kurram Agency is tribal area at Pak Afghan border in North West Frontier Province of Pakistan, 14 persons of one Sunni family are virtually butchered by Shia sect people, throats of Mr. Abdullah Jan and his other thirteen family members were cut yesterday night”, sources have told on condition of anonymity.
Most of the business centers and shops in Parachinar are set ablaze by rival Shia and Sunni sect people, yesterday army was brought in to control the situation, army has imposed curfew in Parachinar, but now sectarian violence is spread in lower and upper areas of Kurram agency.
“Political Agent Kurram Agency Mr. Sahibzada is making efforts to resolve the dispute between Shia and Sunni sects of Kurram Agency through Council of Elders, which is the traditional way of settling disputes in tribal areas of Pakistan, in case Council of Elders have failed to restore peace in upper and lower areas of Kurram Agency, Pak Army will be deployed as a last resort to end violence in this area”, sources on condition of anonymity have said.
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