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Pakistan to get 60 US copters

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  • ummyakoub
    Pakistan to get 60 US copters by December ... Staff Reporter WASHINGTON, Oct 3: The Bush administration has reportedly approved the sale of 60 attack
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      Pakistan to get 60 US copters by December
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      Staff Reporter
      WASHINGTON, Oct 3: The Bush administration has reportedly approved
      the sale of 60 attack helicopters to Pakistan, diplomatic sources
      told Dawn.

      The helicopters, that will include Cobra gunships, are meant to
      help Pakistan fight the remaining Taliban and Al Qaeda activists
      hiding in the tribal area, the sources said.....

      http://www.dawn.com/cgi-bin/dina.pl?file=top10.htm&date=20031004

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      Tribes given 3 days to hand over suspects:
      Al Qaeda men being interrogated
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      By Ismail Khan
      PESHAWAR, Oct 3: Authorities in the semi-autonomous South
      Waziristan tribal region are being given a three-day deadline to
      tribes, calling on them to surrender Al Qaeda suspects and take
      punitive action against anyone harbouring terrorists.

      "We are going to give (these) tribes three days to produce Al
      Qaeda militants and take punitive action against those who harbour
      or shelter terrorists", Azam Khan, Political Agent of the tribal
      region bordering Afghanistan told Dawn.....

      http://www.dawn.com/cgi-bin/dina.pl?file=top11.htm&date=20031004

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