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Posted: Monday, October 12, 2009 5:57 pm | Updated: 2:35 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

ISLAMABAD — An audacious weekend assault by Islamic militants on Pakistan's army headquarters is again raising fears of an insurgent attack on the country's nuclear weapons installation. Pakistan has sought to protect its nuclear weapons from attack by the Taliban or other militants by storing the warheads, detonators and missiles separately in facilities patrolled by elite troops.

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