Pakistan: Militants Kidnap Government Soldiers

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pro-Taliban militants in northwest Pakistan attacked a military checkpost on Wednesday and captured seven paramilitary soldiers, security officials said.

The raid was the latest in a series of bloody militant attacks on security forces and abductions of soldiers since July, when a pact with militants broke down and commandos stormed a radical mosque in Islamabad.

The violence has raised fresh doubts among many Pakistanis about President Pervez Musharraf‘s unpopular alliance with the United States and its war on terrorism….

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