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Militants torch newspapers in Pakistani tribal area

Masked gunmen have set fire to dozens of newspapers in Pakistan’s tribal belt bordering Afghanistan because the publications failed to describe them as holy warriors, officials said. Two suspected militants torched copies of the Urdu-language dailies at two stalls in a main market of Mir Ali, a town in the restive North Waziristan tribal region, a local administration official told AFP. The gunmen said they burned the papers because they were biased against them and had called them “miscreants”, instead of “mujahedin” or holy warriors as they prefer, local residents said. Full Story

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