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Taliban resist Pakistan onslaught

Taliban militants are putting up angry attrition to the Pakistan army as it attempts to adios them from strongholds in the alien South Waziristan region.Dozens of casualties accept been appear afterwards the aboriginal day of the advance - the better abhorrent for six years.Unconfirmed letters say 26 militants and bristles soldiers accept been dead as abundant arms and air strikes batter Taliban hideouts for a additional day.Thousands of civilians accept fled the breadth for safety.Up to 20,000 bodies accept entered camps aloof alfresco the area, with aid agencies admonishing that abounding added could be displaced by fighting.The military, mobilising from three directions, is authoritative access and avenue credibility in the region.