Pakistani Taliban targets police

Fighters move freely across mountainous area while focusing their attacks on the country's security forces.

    International troops are beginning to pull out of Afghanistan and Pakistan is building up its forces to secure the border.

    But despite these efforts, Taliban fighters still move freely across the mountainous area and attack security forces regularly.

    The most recent attack killed more than two dozen police officers in Nasrat Darra in Pakistan's Upper Dir region.

    Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder gives this exclusive report from Upper Dir, where volunteers are joining the Pakistani Taliban's fight.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.