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Pakistan's military intensified its drive against the Taliban in the country's restive tribal regions Wednesday, reclaiming a key town in the northwest district of Buner.

The military says it killed 50 militants in the operation, while one security officer was killed and three were wounded, Maj. Gen. Athar Abbas, a Pakistani military spokesperson told the press in Rawalpindi.

The operation freed 18 Frontier Corps personnel who had been abducted by militants, he said. Read full article »

CNN's Samson Desta contributed to this report.

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