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Taliban In Pakistan: Death At The Red Mosque

by | 3rd, July 2007

MORE trouble at the Red Mosque:

At least nine people have been killed in clashes between security forces and militant students at a mosque in the Pakistani capital, officials say.

A soldier, two students and a journalist were among the dead.

After several hours of shooting outside the controversial Lal Masjid (Red Mosque) a ceasefire was negotiated.

Armed students at the mosque and religious schools linked to it have defied the authorities for months in a campaign for Islamic Sharia law.

Back in March, the locals were marching against the Taliban fanatics

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