Hundreds of militants 'cornered'
Pakistani forces say they have surrounded up to 400 heavily-armed militants near the Afghan border and are closing in on them. A military spokesman said at least two of the fighters had died attempting to break the cordon on Friday. There is speculation that a senior al-Qaeda leader, possibly Osama Bin Laden’s deputy Ayman al-Zawahri, is among those cornered. But Pakistani and US officials are playing this down. Full Story