Baizai

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Baizai

بائزئی
Mohmand Agency Baizai.JPG
Country Flag of Pakistan.svg Pakistan
Region Flag of FATA.svg  Federally Administered Tribal Areas
District Mohmand Agency
Tehsil Upper Mohmand
Population
 (2017) [1]
  Total8,284
Time zone UTC+5 (PST)
  Summer (DST) UTC+6 (PDT)

Baizai (Urdu : بائزئی ) is an area of Upper Mohmand Tehsil, Mohmand Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. [2] [3] [4] The area's local population consists entirely of Pashtuns, with many residents belonging to the Bazai sub-tribe of the larger Pashtun Mohmand tribe. In November 2011, the area came under media headlines when US-led NATO forces attacked a Pakistani military checkpoint in the town of Salala located in Baizai, killing 26 soldiers. [5]

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References

  1. "POPULATION AND HOUSEHOLD DETAIL FROM BLOCK TO DISTRICT LEVEL: FATA (MOHMAND AGENCY)" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. 2018-01-03. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-04-01. Retrieved 2018-04-01.
  2. Two killed as militants target pro-govt elder in Mohmand
  3. Peace body chief escapes attack in Mohmand
  4. Taliban, artillery, and lies in Mohmand Agency
  5. 11 soldiers, 24 militants killed in Mohmand clashes