Pakistan

FEATURE - Slow government development threatens SWAT military gains

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published
Origin
View original
  • Damage from floods and fighting still visible

  • Residents say financial help lacking

  • Local fears of a Taliban return

By Rebecca Conway

MINGORA, April 15 (Reuters) - Almost two years after Pakistan's army swept through the Swat Valley to drive out a terrifying Taliban regime, the valley's residents fear that slow economic recovery in the area could undo military gains and allow a militant return.

Read the full article on Reuters - Alertnet.

Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
For more humanitarian news and analysis, please visit https://www.trust.org/alertnet