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Insurgents attack Pakistani airport, again

Two insurgents on motorbikes attacked an airport training facility in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, near the international airport raided by Taliban fighters two days earlier. The attackers fired shots but were turned away by stiff resistance from guards at the walled complex. The violence still forced the airport, Pakistan's busiest, to be closed temporarily. The latest attack came as Pakistan launched air strikes on nine militant hideouts. Read more at The New York Times.