As Pakistanis flee Army offensive, militant run charities jump in with aid

June 30, 2014 8:14 PM

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The government has been ill-prepared to help the more than half-million internal refugees fleeing a military campaign in North Waziristan. Some worry aid camps run by militants could be recruiting grounds.

Bannu, Pakistan — Bazid Khan has stood in line to enter a government relief camp for eight hours. With no shade above, and temperatures reaching almost 120 degrees F., his patience runs thin by 3 p.m.

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