Afridis


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Afridis

 

(self-designation, Apridi), a group of Pushtun tribes, living in West Pakistan. They number approximately 500,000 (1967 estimate). They speak a dialect of East Pashto of the Iranian family of languages and practice Sunni Islam. They have preserved vestiges of a clan-tribal way of life. The Afridis engage in cattle breeding and agriculture. They participated in the anti-British uprising in Peshawar and its environs.

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Quetta -- Two policemen were among three people shot dead on Monday during an attack on Sariyab Superintendent of Police Zahoor Ahmed Afridis convoy at Sabazal Road in Quetta.
Ziaullah Afridis condition deteriorated suffered high blood pressure during interrogation process and moved to hospital.
Yes, a referendum was promised, but that promise itself was breached when the Afridis hared down Muzzafarabad road in their quest to make a tryst with the Valley of Kashmir.
I am absolutely sure that many Indians and franchises would like to have these brilliant cricketers - the Pakistani cricketers [such as] the Afridis, the Abdul Razzaqs and the Umar Guls and Umar Akmals.
Hart, Guardians of the Khaibar Pass: The Social Organization and History of the Afridis of Pakistan (Lahore: Vanguard Books, 1985), 141-43.
People they called the "Pathans" and often subcategorized as Afridis, Yousafzai or a host of other names (most, by the way, Pashtun clan names) proved a constant source of instability.
With home-bred hordes the hillsides teem The troopships bring us one by one, At vast expense of time and steam To slay Afridis where they run The 'captives of the bow and spear' Are cheap alas
A formidable though undisciplined 'army' of 5,000 Mohmands, Wazirs, Mahsuds and Afridis from the tribal belt of Pakistan's turbulent North West Frontier immediately invaded the state.
Following Afridis arrest on Thursday, PTI Chairman Imran Khan had said that the partys provincial minister for mines and minerals will have to resign from his post till he clears himself.
Peshawar -- The Peshawar High Court directed on Wednesday the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government to allow Dr Shakil Afridis relatives to meet him as per the law.
Two Pakistan greats bid farewell to more than just the World Cup at Adelaide Oval on Friday, with Pakistans defeat at the hands of Australia also signalling the end of Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridis illustrious ODI careers.