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Pakistani soldiers flush militants from Khyber Pass

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posted on Sep, 7 2009 @ 10:47 AM
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Pakistani soldiers flush militants from Khyber Pass


www.nepalnews.net

The latest military operation against insurgents in Pakistan’s north-western Khyber tribal region has seen thousands of people flee into surrounding areas.

Pakistan is cracking down on insurgents along its border with Afghanistan, especially the Khyber tribal belt which militants use as a safe haven from where they can launch attacks across the border.

Khyber has been of particular interest as it is the area in which al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is suspected to be hiding.

Militants frequently attack vehicles along the famed Khyber Pass, which is where trucks filled with suppli
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posted on Sep, 7 2009 @ 10:47 AM
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Although there have been many stories appearing in the last week about these battles in Pakistan...I ignored them until now because I didn't think it would evolve into what it is....a major military operation to permanently remove Islamic extremist militant activity from this vital point along the road from Islamabad and Kabul.

Pakistan is claiming to have destroyed several militant strongholds and killing many fighters over the last week, but this is unfolding into what can only be considered the decision to end any hope the rulers of Waziristan had with regards to forming a militant paradise using the lawful and honorable nations of Pakistan and Afghanistan as cover.

The best of luck to the Pakistani.

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