Pakistan gunmen 'take hostages'

A cardinal of militants who beforehand attacked Pakistan's aggressive HQ abreast Islamabad accept taken aegis cadre hostage, letters say.Military admiral said the attackers were surrounded, and efforts were actuality fabricated to balance the hostages safely.Six soldiers and four militants were dead in the antecedent advance as gunmen attacked the admixture in Rawalpindi.The aggressive aboriginal said the bearings was beneath control, but two militants were afterwards appear to accept escaped.The advance comes as the army prepares a above operation adjoin the Taliban. They took up positions, accursed on the admixture and threw duke grenades, aegis admiral said.Roads to the breadth were closed off and helicopters hovered over the compound.The aggressive appear that the advance had been repelled afterwards a gun action abiding about 45 minutes.