Miranshah, PAKISTAN:  An aerial view of Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan, 09 March 2006.  Pakistani troops pounded a remote village with artillery after militants fired rockets at security forces officials said, as clashes along the Afghan border flared up again. Miranshah was still under the control of security forces following bloody battles last weekend in which around 140 militants and five soldiers were killed. AFP PHOTO/STR  (Photo credit should read STR/AFP via Getty Images)