ISLAMABAD: Pakistan rejected accusations its army illegally modified American-made missiles to increase its land-strike capability, denying Sunday that it reconfigured anti-ship weapons in a way that could target India.
WASHINGTON — The United States has accused Pakistan of illegally modifying American-made missiles to expand its capability to strike land targets, a potential threat to India, according to senior administration and Congressional officials.
ISLAMABAD, Aug 7 – There is a strong likelihood that Pakistani Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud was killed along with his wife and bodyguards in a missile attack two days ago, Pakistan’s Interior Minister Rehman Malik said.
“We suspect he was killed in the missile strike,” Malik said on Friday. “We have some information, but we don’t have material evidence to confirm it.” Continue reading
The wife and father-in-law of the leader of the Pakistani Taliban have reportedly been killed in an air raid in Pakistan’s South Waziristan region.
A missile, suspected to have been fired from a US drone, reportedly hit the home of Akramud Din, the father-in-law of Baitullah Mehsud, the leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban, early on Wednesday. Continue reading
SWAT: All private and government educational institutions have re-opened in Swat on Saturday. NWFP education department has issued directives to employees and teachers to join their duties from August 1. There are 6,034 government schools in Malakand Agency including Swat in which 950,000 students are enrolled. Militants had destroyed more than 250 schools partially or completely in Swat Continue reading