Pakistan Withdraws nearly immediately after release of soldiers, they pack up and call it quits.
Eleven soldiers were released Sunday morning and two local officials were expected to be released later in the day or early Monday, said Brig. Mahmood Shah, the regional security chief.
Of course at the same time declaring victory. Who knows, perhaps their reports are right.
Sultan (Maj. Gen. Shaukat Sultan) said the sweep operation has been successful, with more than 50 suspected militants killed and 163 captured. Pakistani forces also suffered casualties, though Sultan refused to release figures until the operation is over.
Thursday their an Interior Minister had made this claim.
Pakistani interior Minister Faisal Saleh Hayyat vowed earlier Thursday that the operation in South Waziristan, which began 10 days ago, would continue until the