Middle East

January 26, 2009

Pakistani Taliban turn honeymoon spot into slaughterhouse

Swat once was Pakistan's favorite honeymoon spot, a mountainous area filled with fruit orchards and rushing streams. Now it's under a reign of terror that a yearlong operation by Pakistan's army has been unable to lift. Earlier this month, the Islamic extremists who rule Swat banned schooling for girls and dumped 27 bodies at a crossroads in the district capital.

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