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Nine dead as Taliban attack airport in North West Pakistan

Policemen gather near the site of a rocket attack at Peshawar's airport December 15, 2012. Four people were killed when militants attacked the airport in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Saturday and traded gunfire with soldiers for more than 30 minutes before being repulsed, military and health officials said. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

Policemen gather near the site of a rocket attack at Peshawar's airport December 15, 2012. Four people were killed when militants attacked the airport in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Saturday and traded gunfire with soldiers for more than 30...more

Policemen gather near the site of a rocket attack at Peshawar's airport December 15, 2012. Four people were killed when militants attacked the airport in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Saturday and traded gunfire with soldiers for more than 30 minutes before being repulsed, military and health officials said. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz
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A policeman walks near the site of a rocket attack at Peshawar's airport December 15, 2012. Four people were killed when militants attacked the airport in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Saturday and traded gunfire with soldiers for more than 30 minutes before being repulsed, military and health officials said. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

A policeman walks near the site of a rocket attack at Peshawar's airport December 15, 2012. Four people were killed when militants attacked the airport in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Saturday and traded gunfire with soldiers for more than 30...more

A policeman walks near the site of a rocket attack at Peshawar's airport December 15, 2012. Four people were killed when militants attacked the airport in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Saturday and traded gunfire with soldiers for more than 30 minutes before being repulsed, military and health officials said. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz
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