Rawalpindi targeted once again
Dec 4, 2009
The attack — the third in the city of Rawalpindi in nearly two months — underscored the resilience of militant networks in Pakistan despite Army offensives against the Taliban in the northwestern regions bordering Afghanistan. It was the latest in a wave of bloodshed that has killed more than 400 people in the country since October.
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