Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Pakistan suicide hits kill 1,200 in 14 months

Pakistani soldiers watch over a road in Dara Adam Khail, a troubled region where troops have been battling Islamic militants. (MUHAMMAD SAJJAD/AP)

Suicide attacks have killed nearly 1,200 people in Pakistan since July 2007, most of them civilians, according to military statistics Monday that underscored the ferocity of the threat facing the U.S. ally in the war on extremist groups.

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