Militants Bargain on Release of Captives
‘Pakistan, USA and Afghanistan can jointly meet out the challenge posed by militants, I’ll discuss this issue with prime minister Gailani in forthcoming meeting,’ Official media sources have quoted president Bush as saying this.
‘Militants can capture any area in Pakistan now,’ Maulana Fazl ur Rehman has said. ‘Peace negotiations between Taliban militants in Hangu district and government authorities will be held on Tuesday, during last few days 17 FC men including their commanding officer are killed when their convoy was ambushed near Zargari Bazaar area of Hangu, 29 government forces men are captured by Taliban militants after arrest of seven militants in Doaba area of Hangu, dead bodies of FC men killed in ambush were handed over to government authorities after nineteen hours of negotiations through council of elders,’ official sources have said.
‘From Sheen Dhand tribal area of Kohat district four Khasadars of Para military force are kidnapped by militants on Monday, two militants are arrested by Kohat police in Kohat district,’ a source has said.
In Angore Ada area of Waziristan between US lead NATO forces and Pakistan’s security forces heavy exchange of fire on Monday is reported by a private TV Channel, the channel has also reported unusually heavy concentration of US troops on Pak- Afghan border.
Spokesman of ISPR has refuted the reports regarding unusual movement of US troops on Pak-Afghan border, spokes man of Pakistan’s foreign office has also refuted allegations made by Afghan president Mr. Hamid Karazai. Three tribesmen are killed on Friday by militants in South Waziristan, according to a news report aired by private media channel letter was found near their dead bodies in which it was mentioned that all these three deceased persons were spying for USA and upon their information US Predator planes were carrying out attacks on hideouts of militants.
According to the same channel news report in on going military operation in Hangu district of NWFP Pakistan so far 10 persons are killed four aid camps including one camp in Kohat is established to help the people of Hangu district, both in Doaba and Hangu curfew is imposed by government authorities.
‘In Bara area of Khyber Agency one person is killed in a bomb explosion on Friday and in Teerah Vally power struggle between two rival groups Lashkar I Islam and Ansarul Islam is still going on in Teerah valley of Khyber Agency, Lashkar I Islam is reportedly loosing the battle, meanwhile few FATA representatives have demanded deployment of UN forces on Pak-Afghan border. Two missiles on Mehmand tribal agency was also fire on Friday from Afghanistan, no damage to life or property was done missiles were landed on hills, ’ it was unveiled by a private TV channel.
Prime Minister of Pakistan in his address to the nation on Saturday night has categorically said that no external forces will be allowed to take action against militants in Pakistan, Pakistan security forces will do the task.
NATO spokesman in an interview with private TV channel has said that ISAF mandate is Afghanistan, but under international law in self defense preemptive strikes can be made against militants involved in attacks on NATO forces in Afghanistan, currently hiding in area along Pak-Afghan border. The spokesman has denied the prospects of any attack of NATO forces on Pakistan.
‘In operation Zarb I Kaleem security forces have achieved all their objectives in Hangu district says Major General Khalid Rabbani, Chief Minister NWFP will hold grand meeting of council of elders in which issue of 29 abducted security forces men by militants in Hangu will be settled, militants are demanding end to Hangu Operation and release of arrested militants in return of the release of 29 security forces men, and are threatening one by one killings of abducted men after the deadline not set yet if their demands are not accepted, four persons are injured in a bomb explosion occurred in Garrison Cinema of Kohat on Saturday,’ it was unveiled by a private TV channel.
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