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Pak ministry thanks Taliban

Pakistani interior minister Rehman Malik has thanked the Taliban for not attacking Shia Muslims during their religious rituals yesterday.

world Updated: Dec 08, 2011 01:57 IST
ANI

In an address that may come as a shock to many both in the country and the world, Pakistan interior minister Rehman Malik has thanked the Taliban for maintaining peace during Ashura processions.



The Dawn quoted him as saying that he was thankful to everyone, including the Taliban, for their cooperation in ensuring peaceful Ashura processions throughout the country during Muharram.

First Published: Dec 07, 2011 09:29 IST