Pakistan Taliban threaten attacks after bin Laden's killing

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan Mon May 2, 2011 7:01am EDT

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DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban threatened attacks against government leaders, including President Asif Ali Zardari, the Pakistan army and the United States on Monday, after the killing of Osama bin Laden in the country.

"Now Pakistani rulers, President Zardari and the army will be our first targets. America will be our second target," Ehsanullah Ehsan, a spokesman for Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), or Taliban Movement of Pakistan, told Reuters by telephone from an undisclosed location.

(Reporting by Saud Mehsud; Writing by Zeeshan Haider; Editing by Rebecca Conway)

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