Results tagged “Pakistan”
Would you like to limit the tag results display to a specific section?
If you do, then pick any of the sections below:
Or simply go to the aggregated tag results from:
The military claimed 143 Taliban fighters and seven troops were killed in Swat and another 15 Taliban fighters were killed in Dir. More than one million people have fled the Malakand region. The deputy inspector general of police in Kohat has been kidnapped. The Taliban bombed a shrine in Peshawar.
The president said Pakistan will fight the Taliban until the "situation returns to normal"; the prime minister said they will fight until the Taliban is "eliminated." The Rangers have been deployed in Mianwali and Bhakkar. Fifty-five Taliban and nine soldiers were killed in Swat; 15 soldiers were captured in Dir. The Taliban killed five tribesmen in Hangu and bombed a school in Darra Adam Khel.
The military claimed it killed 69 Taliban fighters during operations in Swat and Buner. Seventeen civilians were wounded in a grenade attack at a mosque in Dera Ismail Khan. Three suspected suicide bombers were detained in Lahore. The US will provide Pakistan with five attack helicopters for counter insurgency uses.
Twenty-one people, mostly civilians, were killed as the Taliban attack continues throughout Swat. The military said 15 Taliban fighters and 2 troops were killed after the Taliban attacked an outpost in Mohmand; six troops are missing. The house arrests of Lashkar-e-Taiba leader Hafiz Saeed and Colonel Nazir have been extended by two months; Amir Hamza and Mufti Abdul Rehman have been freed.