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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 in mourning as parents bury children after school attack

Mourners and relatives of Pakistani teacher, Saeed Khan, a victim of a Taliban attack in a school, pray around his body, during his funeral procession in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the … read more

Pakistan plane attacked in Peshawar

A Pakistan International Airlines flight into Peshawar from Riyadh has been fired upon from the ground while landing at Bacha Khan International Airport. One woman is confirmed to have died in the incident, local sources told Al Jazeera. The passenger … read more