Displaced Pakistanis to start going home to North Waziristan

March 13, 2015 8:17 AM

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Displaced Pakistanis to start going home to North Waziristan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan will on Sunday start returning the first batches of nearly a million civilians ordered to leave their homes ahead of an anti-Taliban offensive in North Waziristan on the Afghanistan border, officials told Reuters on Friday.

"It will take time to send so many people home but when things get better in these areas, we will start to shift more and more people," minister for frontier regions Abdul Qadir Baloch said.

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