Desperate Pakistanis flee violence in Swat

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The Pakistani military has ordered hundreds of thousands of people in Swat valley to leave the area, ahead of an expected assault on Taliban fighters there.

This exclusive raw footage from Al Jazeera shows some of those fleeing the fighting in Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province.

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Desperate Pakistanis flee violence in Swat – 10 May 09

Pakistans government has asked civilians in Malakand to evacuate before the army starts bombarding Taliban fighters once again.

But as Al Jazeera’s Kamal Hyder reports, lifting a curfew for a matter of hours does not leave much time to pack up a life.

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