Pakistan’s northwestern tribal areas are holding their first-ever provincial elections, in a region along the Afghan border that was once a stronghold for the Taliban, al-Qaeda and other militant groups.
Pakistan’s northwest tribal areas hold 1st local polls
The seven tribal districts were merged last year into the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. (AP)
The Associated Press, Peshawar
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