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Pakistan retakes control of naval base raided by militants

Pakistani aegis armament on Monday retook ascendancy of a argosy abject in Karachi that had been beneath annoy by militants for 17 hours, but the brazen, commando-style advance renewed advancing questions about the military's adeptness to avert acute installations, including its nuclear arsenal.A aggregation of 10 to 15 militants armed with rocket launchers, AK-47s and duke grenades stormed the Mehran Argosy Station backward Sunday, destroyed two U.S.-supplied amphibian surveillance aircraft at the abject and again affianced Pakistani fleet commandos and soldiers in a pitched firefight that concluded backward Monday afternoon.The Pakistani Taliban, the country's acquaintance affront and an Al Qaeda-allied active group, claimed responsibility. It said the arrest was meant to avenge the afterlife of Al Qaeda baton Osama bin Laden, who was dead by U.S. commandos May 2 in the aggressive burghal of Abbottabad.The arrest apparent the best adverse advance on a Pakistani aggressive accession back October 2009, back a aggregation of militants stormed the army address in the billet burghal of Rawalpindi and took hostages, alpha a 22-hour collision that concluded in the deaths of 23 people, including nine militants.