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Well-trained and armed, Taliban
tried to hijack plane in Pakistan

Reuters, by Syed Raza Hassan

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 6/9/2014 9:07:25 AM

ISLAMABAD - Their backpacks stuffed with food and ammunition, a squad of highly trained Taliban fighters attacked Pakistan´s biggest airport in what they clearly expected to be a protracted siege. Seven fighters were shot dead by Pakistani forces after five hours of intense gunfire at Karachi´s Jinnah International Airport. Three died after detonating their suicide-bomb belts. The Pakistani Taliban said they carried out the attack in response to air strikes in their strongholds near the Afghan border and that their mission was to hijack a passenger plane. "The main goal of this attack was to damage the government, including by

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More headlines like this on the way now that the US government is letting Taliban leaders run free.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: god of irony, 6/9/2014 9:32:44 AM     (No. 9878321)

Looks like they failed allah.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: curious1, 6/9/2014 9:53:00 AM     (No. 9878355)

So maybe they have one plane (mh370) and want another one? Things that make you go Hmmmm....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 6/9/2014 9:59:51 AM     (No. 9878369)

These brave freedom fighters were moved to this demonstration after seeing the movie Airplane. They were just a bunch of guys out for a goat curry when the movie appeared on the TV in the goat curry shack, and they got really worked up. But, what difference, at this point, does it make?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: planetgeo, 6/9/2014 10:31:39 AM     (No. 9878423)

I´m waiting for the reports when they start yelling "Obama akhbar!"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: eoddad, 6/9/2014 10:48:55 AM     (No. 9878452)

Wonder if the Taliban had this OP on hold until they got their guys back?

This may just be the beginning. Thanks Bathhouse Barry.

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