Pakistan Army Launches Offensive Against Militants

June 15, 2014 7:03 PM

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Pakistan's army says it has started a "comprehensive operation" against foreign and local militants in the northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a move that effectively ends the government's policy of negotiating with militants.

News of the operation follows last week's militant attack on an airport in Karachi that left nearly 40 people dead, including 10 assailants.

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