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Christians, Hindus Describe Tribal Life With the Taliban
Yahoo News/AFP ^ | 7/4

Posted on 07/04/2014 3:57:11 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Christians and Hindus who fled from a military offensive against insurgents in tribal northwest Pakistan say the Taliban treated them with relative tolerance, contrary to the militants' brutal reputation.

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Like nearly half a million other residents who have escaped the fighting, they spoke of the hardship of living in a zone that has been caught in conflict for more than a decade.

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1 posted on 07/04/2014 3:57:11 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Just for the fun of it how about editing out the Related Stories

30,000 flee Pakistan offensive against Taliban AFP
[$$] Pakistani Refugees Recall Nightmare With Taliban The Wall Street Journal
Thousands flee tribal region as Pakistan gears up for offensive Reuters
Pakistan army launches ‘comprehensive operation’ against militants AFP
Pakistan jets strike insurgents in full-scale offensive Reuters


2 posted on 07/04/2014 4:04:53 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: B4Ranch

Oops. Sorry.


3 posted on 07/04/2014 4:10:39 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: huldah1776

BF7-5


4 posted on 07/04/2014 4:13:16 PM PDT by huldah1776
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