A displaced boy jumps into a canal next to his tent at the Chota ...
May 30th, 2009
(AP) - A displaced boy jumps into a canal next to his tent at the Chota Lahore refugee camp, at Swabi, in northwest Pakistan, Saturday, May 30, 2009. The Taliban have fled the Pakistani army’s advance on the main town in the Swat Valley, delivering the military a strategic prize in its offensive against militants in the country’s northwest, commanders said Saturday. About 3 million people have fled the fighting in Swat, and the exodus has raised fears of a humanitarian crisis. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti) -
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