Afridis

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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Sources have reported that Afridis paternal uncle got the politician to intervene the issue.
In his narrative of Mountstuart Elphinstone's deputation to the Afghan court in 1808, Sir Olaf Caroe takes note of the Darra (the Pass) of the Adam Khel Afridis and their rifle factories in Zharghun Khel.
When asked if PSL was likely to throw up many more Afridis, one of Pakistan's greatest all-rounders sportingly said: "Whatever talent has come up in recent years has been due to stars like Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Javed Miandad and Shoaib Malek.
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.
He laid down the procedure in certain critical situation and in case of trouble thus: to close the Pass at once, seize all the Afridis to be found in the Peshawar and Kohat districts, put the men in jail, sell their cattle, stop all Pass allowances held by the Afridis, and, when the matter is settled, cause all losses to be made good, not from their confiscated allowances, but from the allowances made from the time they may commence" (Sarfraz, 2010, p.
But since Tirah is a "Sacred homeland of all Afridis, they are loath to defile it by opening it up to any outside presence or influence".
Along with Haji sahib, Mulla Chaknawar in Mohamand, Mulla Sandaki and Mulla Babra in Swat and Bajaur, Mulla Sayyid Akbar, Mulla Mahmud Akhunzada among the Afridis, were also assisting in spreading the message of jihad.
Others from nearby soon followed; Wazirs, Daurs, Bhittanis, Khattaks, Turis and some Afridis from farther north.
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.
By the end of the month the Orakzai and Afridis had collected 15,000 men, all the posts on the Samana were closely invested, Shinawari (a police post at the juncture of Upper and Lower Miranzai) had fallen, and Hangu was threatened.
The case of Mohammad Khan Arbab had to be mentioned here, who fled to the hills of Adam Khel Afridis, where he remained for four years.