Truce agreed in Pakistan's Swat

Provincial goverment and tribal group agree 10-day ceasefire in Swat Valley.

     

    Muhammad said a five-member delegation of Nifaz Shariat would meet NWFP's chief minister in provincial capital Peshawar on Monday to continue peace negotiations.

    Mullah Fazlullah, another leader of the group, also announced on Sunday that they were releasing a held Chinese engineer as a goodwill gesture.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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