Pakistan tightens security after mosque siege

July 13, 2007 19:11

Thousands of troops rolled across northwest Pakistan Friday, a day after President Gen. Pervez Musharraf vowed to follow the storming of Islamabad's Red Mosque by eliminating extremism from "every corner" of the country. Anti-Musharraf protesters took to the streets of every major city to blame the US-backed leader for the violence at the mosque. Some chanted slogans in favor of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.

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