FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 file photo, Afghan security personnel arrest a suspect after a bomb explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
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Pakistani Taliban militants holed up in Afghanistan are being squeezed by U.S. drone strikes and a revolt against them, a trend that could disrupt the insurgents' capability to strike in Pakistan.For years, Pakistani Taliban commanders fighting the Pakistani state have been hiding in remote areas of east Afghanistan, plotting attacks and recruiting.Four Pakistani Taliban commanders told Reuters drone strikes and tension with tribesmen had forced them to move from small Afghan towns to mountainous border areas.A drone strike on Monday in Nangarhar province killed eight people, including Pakistani Taliban, said district governor Mahlem Mahshuq.Jalala said villagers had complained of Pakistani Taliban harassment and the militants sometimes attacked Afghan forces.
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