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Chinese militant 'shot dead'

A man China put top of its first “terrorist” wanted list has been shot dead in Pakistan, Pakistan’s army and Chinese state media have said. Hasan Mahsum, who China says set up the East Turkestan Islamic Movement with al-Qaeda’s help, was shot on 2 October, a Pakistan army spokesman said. He was one of eight people killed when troops besieged a suspected al-Qaeda hideout in South Waziristan. The spokesman did not elaborate on the delay in reporting the incident. Earlier, two Chinese official publications, the Beijing News and the International Herald Leader, reported Hasan Mahsum had been operating on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Full Story

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