The Pakistani military says security forces have taken back the city of Mingora from the Taliban, calling it a significant victory in its offensive against the Taliban. Mingora is the largest city in Pakistan’s Swat Valley where security forces have been fighting the Taliban in a month-long offensive. “It is a great accomplishment,” said Pakistani Maj
The death toll climbed to 15 in the wake of a series of explosions that rocked northwest Pakistan on Thursday, officials announced Friday. The attacks shook Peshawar, the capital of North West Frontier Province, where government forces have waged a massive operation against Taliban militants
Security forces in Pakistan have started the "most important phase" of their push against the Taliban — clearing militants from the largest city in the troubled Swat Valley region.