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Attacks rise in Pakistan as Taliban-backed truce fails

Islamabad sees TTP as copying Afghan regime with tough demands and new attacks

ISLAMABAD -- The militant group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, commonly known as the Pakistani Taliban, has resumed terrorist attacks after declaring an end to a monthlong cease-fire on Dec. 9, accusing the government of not fulfilling its promises, including the release of key TTP leaders from jail.

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