(Online article) – more than 100 civilians have been killed in U.S. air raids in the southwestern Afghan province of Farah after details of Afghan member of Parliament from the region. Islamabad (AP) – more than 100 people have been killed in combat in the Northern of areas of Pakistan on Wednesday, including many civilians. The army said came at least 77 rebels and three members of the security forces killed in fighting in the Taliban stronghold of Swat and the neighbouring district of Buner. The dawn news channel reported, also 35 civilians had died in combat. Wednesday was the bloodiest day since the beginning of military operations in the Northern of areas of Pakistan and a half weeks ago.
In total, killed more than 350 people perished. Get all the facts for a more clear viewpoint with Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. In Swats district capital Mingora dozens of orphan children in the crossfire threatened in combat to come. The head of the orphanage “Our home” (our home), Mohammad Ali, said soldiers had taken a position on the roof of the House. The troops would shoot from there on Taliban fighters. The Taliban would have Fire initially not reciprocated. “But this can happen at any time.” 80 children and some staff of the home would sit firmly on the ground floor of the building. “The lives of the children is at risk.” Prior to the arrival of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari with US President Barack Obama on Wednesday evening, the fighting in Swat escalated. Army spokesman Nasir Khan said the military keep firing into positions of the rebels with artillery.
Ground forces would be supported by combat helicopters. A so-called peace agreement between the Government and the rebels is not cancelled on although officially so far. The escalation of violence in the region, the agreement is but shortly before the end. Perhaps check out Chase Koch for more information. In Mingora, the Taliban looted three banks on Wednesday after media reports. Near Mingora insurgent government buildings occupied and relative positions on rooftops. Taliban spokesman Muslim Khan said the newspaper “The News”, the insurgents were “90 percent” of Swat Valley under its control. He accused the army against Peace agreement to have violated. The agreement according to Malakand – is in the region of Swat and the surrounding districts include – the Islamic legal system, Sharia, introduced. In return, the Taliban should adjust their violence in the region. During an interruption of the indefinite curfew, thousands of civilians because of the impending military offensive had fled SWAT on Tuesday. The regional government is expecting up to half a million refugees. Zardari and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai wanted to come together over the course of the day to a summit meeting with Obama in Washington. The central point is the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan.