Pakistan Elections Could Bring Militant Region Into the Fold

July 19, 2019 03:19 AM
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An area in northwestern Pakistan known for militant activities and the Taliban's presence holds a special election Saturday. The vote is part of an effort that began last year to merge the former lawless tribal belt into a neighboring province. VOA's Ayesha Tanzeem reports on how the change is impacting the region.