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Pakistan Interrogates Al Qaeda Suspects After Raid

Pakistani military intelligence agents have begun interrogating 18 al Qaeda and Taliban suspects captured after a day-long gun battle near the Afghan border, officials said Friday. A security official in the northwestern town of Peshawar said the men included Afghans and others from outside the region, although details were still being confirmed. “It is a mixed bag,” the official told Reuters. “There are Chechens, Uzbeks, an Algerian and some Arab-speaking nationals. We are trying to determine their exact nationalities.” He said investigators were also trying to determine the nationalities and identities of eight men killed in the operation, after police surrounded a suspected al Qaeda hide-out near the border town of Angor Adda. “Their photographs are going to be taken and shown to the captives for identification,” he said. Full Story

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