Pakistani rangers stand guard near a court building before the start of the hearing of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in Islamabad on February 18, 2014. (AFP PHOTO/Farooq NAEEM)
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Pakistan's army on Wednesday said more than 100 soldiers had been killed by Taliban militants in the last five months, in a rare admission of mass casualties since the start of government efforts to engage the insurgents in peace talks.Requesting anonymity, security officials told Reuters that 308 civilians, 114 military personnel and 38 police officers had been killed since Sept. 2013, around a time when Sharif convened an all-party conference that unanimously opted for peace talks.Talks between representatives of the Taliban and government officials broke down earlier this week after a series of attacks on security forces claimed by fringe Taliban groups.
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