An army operation flushed them out in 2009, but insecurity in Swat persists, preventing Pages returning. In October last year, Taliban gunmen shot schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai in the main town of Swat.
Mon, Aug 12, 2013 - Page 4 News List
FEATURE: Frenchman defies risks on butterfly hunt in Pakistan
‘VERY STRANGE, VERY STRONG’:Maroilles, net and rotten fruit in tow, Frenchman Jerome Pages braves militants to discover new species in his summers off
AFP, AYUBIA, Pakistan
This story has been viewed 1321 times.
Listing from 2014-07-21 to 2014-07-28
- Most read
- Most e-mailed
1US jury hits tobacco firm with US$23.6bn penalty
2BSkyB to buy Europe pay-TV firm
3Isner reaches fourth Atlanta final
4Plane crash on Penghu kills dozens
5Competition catching up to tablet market leaders