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June 23, 2009
Pakistani military takes the fight to South Waziristan

In Pakistan, the leader of a more moderate Taliban faction was shot and killed by one of his own guards. Also, suspected American missiles hit a Taliban training center, killing several people.

But the attacks in Pakistan didn’t stop there. At a funeral for some of those killed, officials said four more missiles struck the procession, killing as many as 40 people and wounding 60 others.

The attacks took place in South Waziristan, an area where Pakistani government forces have stepped up their attacks on Taliban strongholds.

Ahmad Kamal, Pakistan’s former ambassador to the United Nations, joins Martin Savidge to discuss the offensive in Waziristan and the refugee situation.

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