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Taliban to back Pakistan in case of war

Islamabad: Hunted by the U.S. and NATO forces for committing acts of terror in Afghanistan, the Taliban on Tuesday said they would back the Pakistan Army by deploying hundreds of suicide-bombers in case of any military action with India. Claiming that “thousands of our well-armed militants are ready to fight alongside the army if any war is imposed on Pakistan,” chief of the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, Baitullah Mehsud, told The News daily over the phone from an undisclosed location. — PTI

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