Pakistani troops foil US raid

US helicopters carrying troops forced to turn back to Afghanistan after being fired at.

    Pakistan's army general said the sovereignty of Pakistan would be defended at all cost [EPA]

    General Ashfaq Kayani, Pakistani army chief, said last week that Pakistan would not allow foreign troops on its soil and Pakistan's sovereignty and territorial integrity would be defended at all cost.

    South Waziristan, in the southern part of the country bordering Afghanistan, is seen by the US as a safe haven for supporters of the Taliban and al-Qaeda.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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