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Taliban Assassinate Pakistani Army Officer

Taliban militants have shot dead a Pakistani military officer in the northwestern city of Peshawar. Officials say Lieutenant Colonel Tariq Ghafoor was returning from a mosque after Friday afternoon prayers when gunmen ambushed him. A spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban claimed the militant group was behind the deadly ambush in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The anti-state extremist outfit insists it wants to oust the "un-Islamic"...

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