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Last Updated: Tuesday, 29 November 2005, 11:59 GMT
'Militants' surrender in Pakistan
Thirty-five suspected Islamic militants have surrendered in Pakistan under a peace deal reached in the tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

Pakistani officials say the agreement came at a meeting between the local administration and tribal leaders in the North Waziristan town of Miranshah.

They said all 35 were suspected of being terrorists.

The deal follows an army offensive aimed at foreign militants with alleged links to al-Qaeda and the Taleban.

The agreement was mediated by local clerics and elders in North Waziristan.





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