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Report: Taliban Orders Ceasefire to 'Spare Civilians'

The leader of the Taliban movement in the SWAT Valley Maulana Fazlullah has asked his fighters to stop all operations in the city of Mingora to avoid "hardship and loss of life" among the civilian population, according to the website Islammemo.
Muslim Khan, the spokesman of Maulana Fazlullah, added however that the Taliban would fight the Pakistani army "until the last drop of blood".