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Pakistan News Service - PakTribune: Chitral`s marble reserves
October 06, 2006
Pakistan has large reserves of granite and marble in some places in Balochistan, Sindh and the NWFP. One of them is Chitral (NWFP), which is blessed with huge reserves of black and white marble fine quality. According to experts, the quality of Chtiral`s marble is comparable to that of Italian marble.
Development of marble reserves is essential for the socio-economic uplift of the people of Chitral. Preferably, some of the marble reserves in Chitral should be leased out to an inland or a foreign company of repute to set up factories within Chitral to make marble tiles and fancy products for sale within the country as well as for export purposes.
Originally posted by Hellmutt
I guess you never heard of this city or area but it is of paramount importance in the search of Bin Laden. What can you find out about Chitral?
Originally posted by Hellmutt
Seems like Bin Laden and Al-Zawahiri are in Pakistan, near the border with Afghanistan, where they are establishing Al Qaeda training camps...
Major US offensive launched in Kunar
US troops in eastern Kunar province, ~ have raided a village called Mandaghel over the last 48 hours. Witnesses describe a devastating display of air and ground attacks leveled at the village thought to contain a ‘High Value Target’ of the al Qaeda variety. The mentioning of Osama Bin Laden and Dr. Ayman al Zawarhiri as being such targets in Mandaghel has not been denied by military officials.
~ rumors have whirled for the last three years that Bin Laden himself drifts between Kunar, Nuristan, the Bajaur tribal agency and nearby Chitral.
US forces attack suspected al Qaeda hideout
March 03, 2007 3:12 PM
For the past two days, U.S. and NATO forces have been conducting a major attack against a compound in a remote area of Eastern Afghanistan where Osama bin Laden or another senior al Qaeda leader may be hiding.
Coalition forces launched a fierce attack on a small enclave in the village of Mandaghel, approximately 17 miles from the border with Pakistan, on Friday afternoon.
U.S. officials declined to identify who the operation was targeting, but indicated they were after a "High Value Target" (HVT) . Official sources would not rule out that al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden himself was the intended target. Afghan officials said the target could be another senior ranking al Qaeda leader.
U.S. forces attack a High Value Target in Kunar
March 3, 2007
Just days after the announced capture of Taliban leader Mullah Obaidullah Akhund was arrested in Pakistan, U.S. and Afghan forces are said to be on a major offensive in Kunar province ~.
The target is said to be a High Value Target, possibly Osama bin Laden or another senior al-Qaeda leader.
Originally posted by makeitso
Seems like someone decided to do something 'bout that.