Pictures by VOA Deewa
Recent military operations conducted in North Waziristan by the Pakistani Army has displaced an estimated half a million people from the region. Below are pictures of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from North Waziristan that have fled east 62 km to the adjoining Bannu District in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. IDPs are standing in line by the thousands in the scorching heat, waiting for food rations to be distributed to them.
Contribution by Arshad Mohmand