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Mon May 23, 2011
Asia

Pakistani Troops Corner Militants On Naval Base

Insurgents stormed a major Pakistani naval base in Karachi — setting off a prolonged gun battle with security forces. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility saying it was revenge for the U.S.-led military raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Alex Rodriguez, the Islamabad bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, talks to Mary Louise Kelly about the fighting.

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