Bajaur: 14 abducted over tribal feud
KHAR: As reported by The News on Thursday, fourteen tribesmen were kidnapped and two houses torched during a fierce clash between two rival tribes over a longstanding dispute on the ownership of a chromite mine in Kamangara area in Nawagai subdivision of Bajaur Agency on Wednesday, tribal sources said.
The sources said that Adamkhel and Bostankhel tribes were at loggerheads over the ownership of a chromites mountain, which took ugly turn after the two sides traded heavy fire.
The former tribe allegedly set two houses of the latter on fire and kidnapped its 14 men.
Political authorities have started efforts for the reconciliation through a Jirga of tribal elders.