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* Pakistani soldiers close in on Swat town - army
* Bomb kills 11 in Peshawar
* Suspected U.S. drone kills 28 militants
* Number of displaced rises to 1.17 million - U.N.
(Adds UNHCR comment)
By Alamgir Bitani
PESHAWAR, Pakistan, May 16 (Reuters) - Pakistani soldiers are closing in on the main town in the Taliban bastion of Swat, the army said on Saturday, in an offensive that has driven more than a million people from their homes.
The army launched the offensive more than a week ago to stop the spread of Taliban influence after the collapse of a peace pact the United Stat
Reporters have left Swat and there was no independent confirmation of the casualties. About 15,000 members of the security forces face about 5,000 militants, the military says.
The United Nations says that more than 800,000 people have fled their homes in northwest Pakistan over
the last two weeks amid fighting between the military and Taliban forces.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has warned of a humanitarian disaster if international assistance
to those in need is not greatly increased.
Imran Khan reports from a refugee camp in the Swabi district.