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Pakistan Peace Talks with Taliban Collapse After Killings

These were Pakistan army operations in a volatile tribal region called Mohmand Agency on Monday. That's when fragile peace talks between the government and the Taliban also broke down. It happened after a Taliban fringe group operating in the area said it had executed 23 soldiers kidnapped in 2010. In a video statement, it said the executions were revenge for army operations in their area, and the killing of their own fighters by Pakistani armed forces.

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