Pakistan official's home attacked

Thirteen killed as armed men storm a house in North West Fronteir Province.

    Violence has been increasing in the North West Frontier Province over the past year [AFP]

    Tank is the gateway to Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border, thought to be an area that shelters al-Qaeda and Taliban fighters.
     
    Violence has been increasing in the province over the past year, with some analysts pointing to a rise in support for the Taliban.
     
    Earlier this week, also in an area close to Tank, two paramilitary soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing and another in an ambush by armed men.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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