Bannu: IDPs protest against mismanagement in food distribution
PESHAWAR (Dunya News) - Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) stoned the food point and blocked Kohat-Bannu road, demanding establishment of more such points for early delivery of food.
The security personnel kept on firing aerial rounds to keep the protesting IDPs at bay.
The people in the area also faced difficulties owing to the blockade of Bannu-Kohat road.
IDPs have demanded establishment of more food points to facilitate the people.
On the other hand, the ISPR has reported that Army Engineers Division has been tasked to assist the civil administration at Bannu and DI Khan for better management of IDPs at Bannu. Troops of the Engineers Division have already reached Bannu.
Four relief goods delivery points have been established by Engineers Division at Bannu, where food items, medical care and cash amount as announced by Federal Government will be distributed by the concerned civil agency among IDPs of North Waziristan Agency .
A field medical hospital by Army medical corps is also being established at Bannu to provide medical relief.