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US vacates air base in Pakistan to meet deadline

December 12, 2011 QUETTA, Pakistan – The United States on Sunday vacated a Pakistani airbase following a deadline given by Islamabad in the wake of anger over NATO air strikes last month that … Quetta News Sources -2

US leaving Shamsi base won’t have big impact on air war

  KARACHI: The US decision to vacate a remote base used for staging drone flights directed at militants will have little impact on the American air campaign, a senior Pakistani military source said on Monday, but the move is a big political win for Pakistan. US personnel completed their departure from Shamsi Airfield, 320 km (200 […]

US withdraws from Pakistan military base as demanded

FILE – In this Jan. 10, 2002 file photo, The Shamsi airfield located 500 kilometers (310 miles) south of Quetta, Pakistan. The Pakistani military said the last flight carrying U.S. personnel and … Quetta News Sources -2

Last plane home: FC, CAA officials reach Shamsi base

QUETTA: The last cargo aircraft to take back American personnel and equipment from Shamsi airbase sits on the tarmac in Washuk district, watching the Balochistan Frontier Constabulary takeover the vacated guard positions as the clock ticks down to the eviction deadline, now only hours away. Express News on Saturday reported that Pakistani security forces had reached […]

US equipment vacated from Shamsi air base

QUETTA: All equipment belonging to US officials has been vacated from the Shamsi air base and five drones have been shifted to Afghanistan and other l Quetta News Sources

US continues to vacate Shamsi air base

QUETTA: The United States continues to vacate the Shamsi air base as the deadline set by Pakistan quickly approaches. On Wednesday, two US air Quetta News Sources

Aircraft to evacuate American personnel, drones arrive at Shamsi base

QUETTA: At least seven aircraft landed at Shamsi airbase in Balochistan on Wednesday to airlift personnel and equipment out of Pakistan. According to sources in Washuk district, American officials were likely to vacate the airbase on Thursday. “Seven aircraft have landed here since morning,” a local confirmed, adding, “They also set several containers on fire today […]

American aircraft arrives at Shamsi base

QUETTA: An American aircraft arrived in Pakistan on Sunday for US nationals vacating the Shamsi airbase in Balochistan, DawnNews reported. Strict security measures were being taken place in the area and residents were told not to leave their homes. According to sources, the process of shifting the US nationals into to the aircraft had started […]

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