Pakistan army soldiers sort relief goods for the internally displaced civilians, fleeing the military operation against militants of North Waziristan region, at a warehouse in Karachi on June 25, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Rizwan TABASSUM
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Pakistani police arrested hundreds of people Wednesday after gunmen opened fire on a passenger plane during its landing approach, as fighter jets hit militant targets in the latest round of an anti-Taliban offensive.The Pakistan International Airlines flight, landing in Peshawar from Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, came under fire late Tuesday as it descended with more than 170 passengers on board.PIA spokesman Mashhood Tajwar said the plane was between 60 to 100 meters off the ground when it was hit.In response to the attack, Emirates Airlines suspended all flights to Peshawar until further notice, while Air Arabia and Etihad Airways diverted planes to Islamabad.
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