Asia

    • Pakistani jets pounded targets in the country's northwest in a major offensive designed to root out terrorist safe havens in the region forcing families to flee their villages, Bannu, Pakistan, June 17, 2014.
    • Families arrive in large numbers after fleeing their villages in the Pakistani tribal area of North Waziristan, in Bannu, June 17, 2014.
    • Families arrive in Bannu with few possessions after fleeing their villages in the Pakistani tribal area of North Waziristan, in Bannu, Pakistan, June 17, 2014.
    • Villager Aftab Khan takes shelter at a school after fleeing from the Pakistani tribal area of North Waziristan, in Bannu, Pakistan, June 17, 2014.
    • Thousands of villagers flee as the Pakistani army relaxes a curfew in troubled North Waziristan. Here local villagers offer water to fleeing tribal families after they arrive in Bannu, Pakistan, June 18, 2014.
    • Pakistani army troops arrive in the city after an operation launched against the Taliban in North Waziristan, in Karachi, Pakistan, June 16, 2014.

    Villagers Flee Waziristan

    Published June 18, 2014


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