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Pak begins crackdown on militants

world Updated: Jun 28, 2008 13:33 IST

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Pakistani security forces on Saturday began an offensive against Taliban militants in Khyber tribal region who were threatening the main northwestern city of Peshawar.

"The operation against the miscreants is going on smoothly. There has been no resistance, so far. No casualties, so far," Malik Naveed Khan, the police chief of North West Frontier Province (NWFP) told Reuters. Peshawar is the capital of NWFP.