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Only Pakistan will take decision on NWA operation, vows troika

Only Pakistan will take decision on NWA operation, vows troika

ISLAMABAD: Resolving to continue fighting terrorism, the country’s civilian and military leadership on Friday announced that any decision about a military offensive in North Waziristan Agency and any other tribal region would be Pakistan’s own and no outside pressure would be accepted.
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani called on President Asif Ali Zardari at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Kayani and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi were also present.

‘Covert’ operation in Karachi

The government has launched a covert operation against assassins in Karachi and another 3,000 policemen will be recruited for the city to maintain peace in the country’s financial hub, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Friday.
“We will restore peace in Karachi and other parts of the country. Strict action will be taken against those challenging the writ of the state,” he said during a joint press conference with Sindh Home Minister Zulfiqar Ali Mirza. Malik said

PM rules out army in Karachi, surgical operation on the cards

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Wednesday ruled out calling in the army to control the spiralling violence in Karachi, while reports poured in that the government was considering a potential surgical operation in the country’s bleeding financial capital.
TV channels quoted sources in the Sindh Home Department as saying that the government could launch a focused surgical operation in the city to restore order, but a final decision on the issue would be