Sunday, October 16, 2011

US troops moved to Pakistan-Afghanistan border opposite North Waziristan

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Sunday registered an unprecedented move by the US since it invaded Afghanistan - it has moved a large number of troops on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border opposite the North Waziristan. Along with the troops armed with heavy weapons, gun ship helicopters have also been moved. The troops have sealed the border and all types of traffic has been suspended. This stranded more than 900 loaded trucks, including those carrying NATO consignments, and passenger vehicles the whole day. Sources said US forces had set up a huge military base across the border and shifted gunship helicoptersheavy tankslong-range artillery gunsand other heavy weapons to the border area. The villagers in Ghulam Khan said Nato warplanes were alsoseen flying over the border region several times during the day.

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