Paramilitary soldiers escort Indian Sikh pilgrims as they arrive at the Wagah border in Pakistan, to attend the Baisakhi festival April 10, 2014.(REUTERS/Mohsin Raza)
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Clashes this week between two competing factions of the Pakistani Taliban in the country's remote northwest killed dozens of fighters, intelligence officials and militant commanders said Friday.The clashes, the result of a power struggle in the militant group, come at a time when the government is trying to negotiate a peace deal with the Pakistani Taliban. Other Taliban commanders and intelligence officials put the number as high as 43 .The power struggle is between two men -- Shehryar Mehsud and Khan Sayed Sajna -- who both want to control the Mehsud faction of the Pakistani Taliban, formally called Tehrik-e-Taliban.
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