Seven more Pakistani soldiers killed in Waziristan

Seven more Pakistani soldiers killed in Waziristan: Afghanistan fallout

There is trouble brewing from Pakistan - a possible fallout from Afghanistan's volatility. Seven more members of Pakistan security forces and five insurgents were killed in the country’s northwest region of Waziristan in what the Pakistan military described as “an intelligence-based operation.”

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