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Pakistan steps up push against Taliban

Despite strong public support for offensive, locals worry about price they may have to pay.

Last updated: 05 Jul 2014 08:32
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Pakistan’s military has  stepped up its battle against the Pakistani Taliban and the foreign fighters who are helping them, with the government claiming that at least 370 armed fighters have been killed so far.

While there is strong public support for the campaign, everyone is worried about what price they will have to pay.

Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports from Islamabad.

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