US embassy seige in Islamabad- A page from History

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    Almost 30 years have passed since armed groups of Militant students stormed the US Embassy in Islamabad.

    Wapedia - Wiki: 1979 U.S. Embassy Burning in Islamabad

    Some analyst beleive that this was the begining of Islamic Militancy in Pakistan with Jamaat-E-Islami coming to prominence for the first time.

    A Day of Terror Recalled (washingtonpost.com)
     
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