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Pakistan, U.S. reportedly launch airstrikes in escalating offensive
Pakistan, U.S. reportedly launch airstrikes in escalating offensive

Pakistani fighter jets and CIA drone aircraft pounded targets in North Waziristan on Wednesday, local officials reported, killing more than 50 suspected militants in separate attacks that reflected a widening military campaign in the restive tribal area. Pakistani security officials also said they had arrested a major militant leader convicted of a 2003 assassination attempt on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf. Adnan Rashid, an air force technician-turned-insurgent, was caught four days earlier after fleeing North Waziristan, according to local tribal leaders and intelligence sources who were not authorized to be quoted by name. Rashid, who reportedly was arrested along with...

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