BUNER: Residents of Bajkata area of Buner district on Thursday staged a demonstration against Public Health Department for not repairing out of order tube-wells.

The protesters blocked Shangla-Buner Road for an hour who claimed that two tube-wells that supply water a population of several thousands have been lying out or order for last 25 days but the officials concerned were least bothered to repair them.

The residents said that they were facing shortage of water and forced to fetch it from far flung areas or buy water tanker at high costs.

The protesters criticized the Public Health Department for not performing their duties honestly and warned them to repair both tube-wells within a week. The protesters dispersed after they were assured that they would be repaired.

Courtesy: TNN