115,458 displaced Swat families have returned home since July 13

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Peshawar (Pakistan), Aug.10 (ANI): Around 115,458 displaced families from Swat, Malakand and other conflict-hit areas have returned home since the process of rehabilitation began on July 13.

A majority of the families used private transport for their return, with the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) saying that only 30 percent of the displaced families opted for the transport arranged by the government, the Daily Times reports.

Out of the returned families, 102,171 families were from Swat; 12,255 from Buner, 702 families from Dir and 330 from Shangla.

ERU officials said on August 8, 1,339 displaced families left for their homes in Swat 255 to Buner, 114 to Dir and nine to Shangla. (ANI + inputs)

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