Posts Tagged ‘Pakistan military’

Associated Press, By Nahal Toosi and Ishtiaq Mahsud

April 18, 2011

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — When a mortar shell killed three people at his neighbor’s house, Munir Khan knew it was time for him and his family to pack up and leave his village near the Afghan border.

In doing so, they joined around 1 million other people still displaced as a result of fighting between Islamist militants and Pakistan’s army. (more…)

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by Julie McCarthy

All Things Considered,

July 20, 2009 ·

After claiming success against Taliban guerrillas in the northwestern Swat Valley, Pakistan’s military now is targeting Taliban strongholds to the south. (more…)

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