To protect under five-year-old children and pregnant women in the tribal regions from mosquitoes diseases, anti-mosquito nets were distributed by the health department here in most affected areas of tehsil Landikotal. Sharing details the Malaria Supervisor said that 3,600 mosquito nets have so far been distributed on merit on the basis of population among the tribesmen of Zakhakhel, Shinwari and Shelmai tribes in the Landi kotal of Khyber Agency. –Staff Reporter

Deserving women folk and children related to worst hit areas by malaria and Leishmania were given priority and also kept in view recommendations of elders for fair distribution of the nets.