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Pakistan: The leader of the extremist Red Mosque was covered with children?

July 11 2007

Minuvushey night in Islamabad, during the storming of the Red Mosque, Pakistani security forces killed the leader of the extremist Mullah Abdul Rashid Ghazi and dozens of his supporters. The military said the militants to use "human shields" of women and children.

Despite this, the militants were destroyed, and the total number of liquidated, according to recent data, has reached 50 people. Currently, Pakistani special forces conducting sweeps in basements and other areas in search of madrassas remaining militants.

The representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Pakistan, Javed Iqbal Cheema said that Ghazi was killed at a time when soldiers were pressing the militants, who were in the women's madrasa in the complex Red Mosque. "He was spotted in the basement - and he was ordered to go - leads the AFP news agency the words Cima. - He walked out with four or five militants who are constantly fired at the security services. The military responded, and in the shootout, he was killed. " Reported by the "BBC".

Recall that in the morning on July 10, Pakistani forces launched military operation aimed at the liberation of the Red Mosque in the capital of Pakistan on armed Islamists entrenched there. During the battle killed eight Pakistani soldiers, 50 militants killed.

Note that barricaded in the mosque students in the territory of the complex madrassas for months demanding the introduction of Pakistan's Sharia law.

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