Pakistan says 60 killed in strikes on Taliban

Posted: May 22, 2014 at 5:52 a.m.

A Pakistani police commando rushes to the site of an explosion Wednesday in Karachi in which a bomb had been rigged to a motorcycle and exploded outside a paramilitary office.

Pakistani warplanes and helicopters pounded militant hideouts near the Afghan border on Wednesday, killing 60 fighters, while a shootout between security forces and militants left four soldiers dead, the army said.

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