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Swat Valley tribe fends off Pakistani Taliban

"Village Defence Force" aims to prevent more targeted attacks in northwestern province.
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2012 11:12

A tribal militia, called the "Village Defence Force", has been set up to guard Pakistan's Swat Valley from the Pakistani Taliban after the northwestern province was recently subjected to a number of attacks.

Residents of Swat Valley fear the Taliban are targeting their leaders to revenge army operations that drove them out of the province.

Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from Swat Valley. 

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