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Several Taliban militants killed, including key commander in Pakistan

Pakistani security forces said they killed several Taliban insurgents in clashes in and around Peshawar on Saturday.

At least five militants, including a key commander, were killed in a battle between security forces and militants in the Mattani area of Peshawar, sources said.

In addition, at least two suspected militants and two police officers were killed in Charsadda, a suburb of Peshawar, sources said.

Peshawar, Pakistan (CNN)

Pakistan tribal area hit by missile attack

Six people reported dead in North Waziristan, days after fighters attacked country’s busiest airport. A missile attack has killed six people in a northwest tribal district in Pakistan, Pakistani sources say, days after fighters launched a raid on the country’s … read more

7 burned bodies found at Karachi airport Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani airport authorities found seven bodies in a burned building at the Karachi international airport on Tuesday, bringing the death toll from the attack there to 36, including the 10 Taliban attackers, officials said. The news … read more