Bajaur Taleban 'to lay down arms'
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Bajaur Taleban 'to lay down arms'

Peshawar : Pakistan | Oct 29, 2008 at 5:05 PM PDT
Source: BBC South Asia
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The vow was taken before a jirga or tribal meeting in the Mamund area of Bajaur, a Taleban stronghold. A tribal elder told the BBC that the Taleban also agreed not to hold public meetings and rallies in the area. The army is encouraging local tribes to stand up to militants linked to the Taleban and al-Qaeda... FULL ARTICLE AT BBC South Asia
 
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