Officials say Pakistan raid kills all Taliban hostage-takers


              Security officials guard a blocked road leading to a counter-terrorism center after security forces starting to clear the compound seized earlier by Pakistani Taliban militants in Bannu, a northern district in the Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Pakistan's special forces on Tuesday stormed the counter-terrorism center to free several security officials who were taken hostage earlier this week by a group of detained Pakistani Taliban militants, security officials said. (AP Photo/Muhammad Hasib)
            
              Security officials guard a blocked road leading to a counter-terrorism center after security forces starting to clear the compound seized earlier by Pakistani Taliban militants in Bannu, a northern district in the Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Pakistan's special forces on Tuesday stormed the counter-terrorism center to free several security officials who were taken hostage earlier this week by a group of detained Pakistani Taliban militants, security officials said. (AP Photo/Muhammad Hasib)
            
              Security officials guard a blocked road leading to a counter-terrorism center after security forces starting to clear the compound seized earlier by Pakistani Taliban militants in Bannu, a northern district in the Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Pakistan's special forces on Tuesday stormed the counter-terrorism center to free several security officials who were taken hostage earlier this week by a group of detained Pakistani Taliban militants, security officials said. (AP Photo/Muhammad Hasib)
            
              Local residents watch smoke rising from a counter-terrorism center after security forces starting to clear the compound seized earlier by Pakistani Taliban militants in Bannu, a northern district in the Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Pakistan's special forces on Tuesday stormed a counter-terrorism center in the remote northwest district to free several security officials who were taken hostage earlier this week by a group of detained Pakistani Taliban militants, security officials said. (AP Photo/Muhammad Hasib)
Officials say Pakistan raid kills all Taliban hostage-takers