Pakistan hits militant fighters

Prime minister says peace talks with Taliban closed

Posted: June 17, 2014 at 3:05 a.m.

Pakistani army troops in armored personnel carriers parade through Karachi on Monday.

Pakistani fighter jets attacked Taliban strongholds Monday, and Islamist fighters retaliated with a roadside bombing, as a long-expected military operation in North Waziristan, the country's most lawless tribal district, moved into its second day.

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