Vehicles line up at a security checkpoint as they arrive in northwest Pakistan's Bannu on Thursday. Photo: XinhuaVehicles line up at a security checkpoint as they arrive in northwest Pakistan's Bannu on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
Vehicles line up at a security checkpoint as they arrive in northwest Pakistan's Bannu on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua

Pakistan helicopters pound rebels as 150,000 civilians flee tribal areas

Civilians exodus lawless tribal areas on Pakistan's border with Afghanistan as army gears up for long expected ground offensive against Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan insurgents

Vehicles line up at a security checkpoint as they arrive in northwest Pakistan's Bannu on Thursday. Photo: XinhuaVehicles line up at a security checkpoint as they arrive in northwest Pakistan's Bannu on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
Vehicles line up at a security checkpoint as they arrive in northwest Pakistan's Bannu on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
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