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Pakistan Taliban set conditions for peace talks as seven die

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The Pakistani Taliban on Sunday announced preconditions for talks on ending an insurgency that has killed thousands, as seven more soldiers or police including a general died in insurgent attacks. 

A Pakistani policeman stands at a destroyed house following an operation by security forces against Taliban militants in Quetta on June 6, 2013.

Shahidullah Shahid, spokesman for the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), had earlier welcomed the new government's move to begin peace talks, but said Sunday it must show its sincerity.

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