Associated Press
In this Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, photo, Pakistani Army soldiers with the 20th Lancers Armored Regiment carry supplies for their troops atop the 8000 foot mountain near their outpost at Kalpani Base in Pakistan's Dir province on the Pakistan-Afghan border. Five years after setting up an umbrella organization to unite a violent symphony of militant groups operating in Pakistan's tribal regions, the Pakistani Taliban is fractured, strapped for cash and losing the support of a local population that is frustrated by a protracted war that has forced thousands out of their homes, say analysts and residents of the area. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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A Taliban suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives Monday outside the home of a senior police officer tasked with cracking down on militants in Pakistan's largest city.

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