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Number of troops to be cut in Swat

MINGORA – Pakistan Army has decided to call back one division force from Swat after restoration of peace in the area.
According to military sour-ces, the Division 37 will be sent back to the headquarters after it has been approved officially. The troops have also started preparation for the withdrawal.
Division 13 operating currently in Upper Swat will take control of Lower Swat area.
The military sources further stated that Major General Ashfaq Nadeem, Commander Division 37, would be sent back to the headquarters while Major General Javed Iqbal Ramday would lead the military operation in Swat.
It may be mentioned here that the Army had deployed two-division force to conduct operation in the area. However, after restoring peace in the area Army has decided to call back one division force from Swat.

Nation 23 Nov 10

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