Pakistan: Troops Battle Taliban In Main Swat Town

Pakistani security forces have entered the main town in a northwestern valley where Taliban fighters are holed up, engaging the ...

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  • Pakistan troops battle Taliban in the Sakhra Valley
    More than 20,000 Pakistani troops have since been committed to rooting out the Taliban. In the Swat Valley, the army's game plan is to enter small villages and valleys off the main north-south road and attempt to rid them of militants before moving on to ...
    07/17/2015 - 3:47 am | View Link
  • Pakistan troops battle Taliban in the Sakhra Valley
    SAKHRA VALLEY, PAKISTAN — At a ... More than 20,000 Pakistani troops have since been committed to rooting out the Taliban. In the Swat Valley, the army's game plan is to enter small villages and valleys off the main north-south road and attempt to ...
    06/16/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Pakistan troops claim control of main Swat town
    Many militants had fled Mingora instead of confronting troops in a final battle ... Pakistan's north-western region, near the border with Afghanistan. Government troops had been advancing steadily into the Swat valley, fighting house-to-house with Taliban ...
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    AFP - Pakistani troops stormed into the main ... under Taliban control for weeks and -- as the administrative and business hub of the entire district -- its capture is essential for the military to be able to declare ultimate victory in Swat. Pakistan ...
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