Friday, September 10, 2010

Pakistan: Tribes (Shalozan and Shalozan Tangi) clash violently in Kurram region over the distribution of irrigated water, 27 killed and 40 wounded

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At least 12 people were killed on Friday when fighting broke out among tribes over the distribution of irrigated water in the troubled western region that borders Pakistan, according to Dawn News.

The fighting between the Shalozan and Shalozan Tangi tribes in the upper Kurram region started about a week ago and has resulted in the deaths of 27 people and wounded 40 others, according to the report, citing officials and residents.

The tribes used heavy arms in the fighting, said Dawn.

The News:
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