MINGROA: Armed Taliban still presents in Puran tehsil, Shangla district and patrolling in the area. According to some reports, Taliban militants were still present in Pir Baba, Gokand, Sultanos, Chamla, Khadokhel and Swari areas of district Buner. The people are fleeing from areas towards safer places.
It may be noted that Taliban had agreed to quit Buner on appeal of Sufi Mohammed, the chief of Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat Muhammadi (TNSM). Taliban held four persons hostage but later released them. The courts in Buner remain closed for the fourth day on Saturday due to presence of Taliban. Spokesman of Chief of TNSM Amir Izzat Khan said that constitution of Darul Qadha was the responsibility of the government and urged the govt to do so forthwith.-SANA