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Gunmen Assault Pakistan Army Headquarters, at Least 6 Troops Dead

June 14, 2018
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RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, Oct. 10 — Gunmen disguised as soldiers staged a bold attack on Pakistan’s army headquarters Saturday morning, sparking a shootout that left at least six soldiers and four militants dead, Pakistani authorities said. (Washington Post — 11 October, 2009)
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RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, Oct. 10 — Militants staged a deadly attack on the Pakistani army headquarters Saturday in the most audacious indication yet of their willingness to battle the government — even at the doorstep of the nation’s large and powerful security forces. (Washington Post — 14 October, 2009)
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Gunmen stormed the Pakistani Army headquarters and took more than a dozen security officers hostage, producing a standoff that continued into the evening. (New York Times — 11 October, 2009)
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Oct. 12 — A suicide bomber apparently targeting Pakistani soldiers killed 41 people Monday in the most recent in a string of bloody attacks on high-profile targets. (Washington Post — 14 October, 2009)
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Oct. 11 — Pakistani commandos stormed a building within the nation’s army headquarters early Sunday, freeing 39 hostages and ending a 22-hour standoff with their armed Islamist captors that revealed deep vulnerabilities in Pakistan’s defense systems. (Washington Post — 14 October, 2009)
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The blast was the most deadly attack in the Swat Valley since the end of an offensive against militants there over the summer. (New York Times — 13 October, 2009)
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Oct. 15 — A spectacular spasm of insurgent attacks that penetrated high-security zones on Thursday prompted shock and confusion across Pakistan, where intelligence agencies and the military have long been viewed as the nation’s most potent and prepared institutions. (Washington Post — 16 October, 2009)
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Militants launched a string of deadly attacks in the Pakistani heartland and in the troubled northwest on Thursday. (MSNBC — 16 October, 2009)
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Gunmen launched daring attacks on two police centers and engaged officers in a gun battle at a federal building in Lahore on Thursday, officials said. (New York Times — 15 October, 2009)
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An intelligence official says Pakistani jets have bombed militant targets in an insurgent stronghold close to the Afghan border.

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(MSNBC — 13 October, 2009)
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KABUL, Sept. 11 — Authorities in Pakistan announced Friday that they had arrested five Taliban leaders in the Swat Valley, a verdant region that has been at the epicenter of the country’s on-again, off-again battle against the violent, homegrown fundamentalist movement for two years. (Washington Post — 16 October, 2009)
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