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The Pakistani military has killed a Taliban commander who was one of the 21 most-wanted leaders in the northern district of Swat, dealing another setback to the terror group that once controlled the region.
Pakistani troops killed Nisar, who is also known as Ghazi Baba, "in an encounter" outside the main town in Swat, AFP reported. Security forces killed Nisar and captured his son during an early morning raid northwest of Mingora.
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