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Pakistanis tipped off militants again: US

‘FALSE AND MALICIOUS’:Pakistan angrily denied US accusations of collusion with militants, but admitted that security services had notified tribal elders in the region

AP, WASHINGTON

The intelligence sharing was intended as a precursor to building a new joint intelligence team of CIA officers together with Pakistani intelligence agents, but US officials say Pakistan has failed to quickly approve the visas needed, despite agreeing to form the team last month.

US officials have also accused Pakistan of holding up to five Pakistani nationals accused of helping the CIA spy on the Abbottabad compound in advance of the bin Laden raid.

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