Operation to regain control of Pakistan base over

By REUTERS
May 23, 2011 12:36

KARACHI - An operation to regain control of a Pakistani naval base assaulted by Taliban militants has been completed after almost 16 hours of fighting with up to 20 assailants holed up in a building, a security official told Reuters from inside the base.

"The operation is over. The main building has been cleared," the official said. "For precaution, we are continuing search around for any more terrorists but the main operation is over."


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