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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    06/16/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    06/15/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Fighting the Taliban: Insurgents Slip From One Pakistan City to Battle in Another
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- The Pakistani military warned today that the house-to-house combat its troops are fighting in the Swat Valley's capital would not be a decisive battle against the Taliban insurgency ... spokesman, told ABC News, but he said fighters ...
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  • Pakistani troops fight Taliban in Swat’s main town ...
    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Street fighting erupted in the main town of Pakistan’s Swat valley yesterday as security forces mounted a new phase of their offensive against ...
    05/24/2009 - 1:03 am | View Website
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