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Pakistani army claim victory in Bajaur region

The Pakistani army is claiming victory against the Taliban and Al Qaeda in a key area bordering Afghanistan.

The army says it has flushed the militants out of the tribal region of Bajaur where it has been fighting since August 2008.

Commanders say there must now be tougher action against insurgents on the Afghan side of the border.

Orla Guerin is travelling with Pakistan's military in Bajaur and sent this report.


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