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Pakistan nabs six militants plotting attacks on elite polo festival

Pakistan has arrested six Islamic militants suspected of planning attacks on an elite polo festival in the Hindu Kush foothills attended by Western diplomats, security officials said. The arrests were made at Shandur in Gilgit district on Thursday, a day before the opening of the three-day festival where Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is also expected to appear. Officials said the militants belong to the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LJ) group which has links to al-Qaeda and has been behind a series of attacks on the minority Shiite Muslim community. Full Story

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