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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-05-12 05:26 AM
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Pakistan Taliban kill 15 kidnapped tribal police
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Source: BBC

At least 15 members of a tribal security force have been found shot dead in a volatile area of Pakistan's north-west, officials say.

The men were abducted last month near North Waziristan, a Taliban stronghold.

A Taliban spokesman told the BBC the killings were to avenge an army offensive in a neighbouring area.

The killings come amid reports that Taliban factions have agreed to halt attacks on Pakistani forces in order to focus on US-led troops in Afghanistan.

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