Pakistan says top militants among 1,000 dead

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The Raw Story
AFP
Friday September 26, 2008

Pakistan has said that troops have killed 1,000 Islamist militants in a huge offensive, a day after President Asif Ali Zardari lashed out at the US over a clash on the Afghan border.

Five top Al-Qaeda and Taliban commanders were among the dead in a month-long operation in Bajaur district, currently the most troubled of Pakistan’s unstable tribal areas close to the porous frontier, a top official said on Friday.

The Raw Story | Pakistan says top militants among 1,000 dead.

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