Pak tribesmen vow to support Army to thwart US strikes

September 14th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI  

Miranshah (Pak), Sept 14 (ANI): Amid the recent increase in the number of air raids by the US-led NATO forces from across the Afghan border, the tribal elders in North Waziristan in Pakistan have reportedly vowed to defend the countrys frontiers by fighting alongside security forces against any possible American attack.

They said that if the American forces did not stop attacking the Tribal Areas, they would feel the repercussions of such attacks in Kabul , Bagram and Kandahar , reported the Daily Times.

Malak Nasrullah, Malak Qadar Khan, Malak Mamoor, Malak Muhammad Afzal Khan, Malak Mumtaz and Malak Habibullah welcomed Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayanis statement saying such attacks would prove to be counter-productive, adding that it was the voice of eight million tribesmen.

The elders claimed that their tribal brethren living on the Afghan side would also join the fight, as the foreign troops were subjecting them to gross injustices. (ANI)

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