Lower Kurram
تحصیل کرم زیریں
ښکته کرم تحصیل‎
Lower Kurram is located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Lower Kurram
Lower Kurram
Location in Pakistan
Lower Kurram is located in Pakistan
Lower Kurram
Lower Kurram
Lower Kurram (Pakistan)
Coordinates: 33°33′36″N 70°17′24″E / 33.56000°N 70.29000°E / 33.56000; 70.29000
Country Pakistan
Region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
DistrictKurram District
 • Tehsil136,719
 • Urban
 • Rural
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

Lower Kurram Tehsil is a subdivision located in Kurram District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The population is 136,719 according to the 2017 census.[1]


In March 2017, two people were killed in a US drone strike in the Sara Khwa area of Lower Kurram. This was the first drone strike in Pakistan under the administration of United States President Donald Trump.[2][3][4]

See also


  1. ^ a b "DISTRICT AND TEHSIL LEVEL POPULATION SUMMARY WITH REGION BREAKUP [PDF]" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. 2018-01-03. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-03-26. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  2. ^ "Suspected U.S drone strike kills 3 in Kurram Agency". National Herald Tribune. Pakistan. 2017-09-15. Retrieved 2018-04-01.
  3. ^ "Drone strike kills two in Kurram Agency". The Express Tribune. Karachi, Pakistan. 2017-03-02. Retrieved 2018-04-01.
  4. ^ "US drone kills Taliban commander in Kurram". The Nation. Lahore, Pakistan: Nawa-i-Waqt. 2017-03-03. Retrieved 2018-04-01.