US drone attacks hampering Pak army initiative: ISPR

January 24th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI  

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Lahore, Jan.24 (ANI): Continuous drone attacks inside its territory by the US led forces are creating problems for the government and also for the army, Pakistans Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) spokesman Major General Athar Abbas has said.
According to the Daily Times, Maj.Gen. Abbas, in a television interview, said that the Pakistan Army is taking action against the militants in the tribal region, but the US drone attacks were increasing the difficulties of the army in carrying out its offensive against the Taliban.
He said that the missile attack were hampering the Pak armys initiative in which it is trying to set free the tribal areas from the clutches of the Taliban. (ANI)

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