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A Pakistan Air Force Dassault Mirage aircraft banks while dropping flares during the Azm-e-Nau-4″ (New Resolve) military exercise in Khairpure Tamay Wali in Bahawalpur district on November 4, 2013. (Photo : AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images)

Multiple suspected hideouts of Pakistani Taliban inside Afghanistan were targeted by Pakistani airstrikes early Monday, following a series of coordinated attacks and a suicide bombing that claimed the lives of seven soldiers in the northwest, according to two security officials.

A government official from the Afghan interim administration confirmed on Monday that there have been strikes in the provinces of Paktika and Khost along the Pakistan border. The official also stated that eight individuals lost their lives in these incidents.

Pakistan Strikes in Afgjhanistan

No comment was immediately provided by Pakistan’s military, while the Taliban government in Afghanistan criticized the strikes, which are expected to escalate tension between the neighboring countries.

According to AP News, Zabihullah Mujahid, the …

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