Taliban takes out Pakistan's top cop

Jan 09, 2014, 11:29 AM EST
Pakistani Shiite Muslim devotees parade during a religious procession held ahead of Ashura on the ninth day of Muharram in Karachi on November 14, 2013.
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A hero to the many Pakistanis frustrated with their government's inability (or unwillingness) to quell Islamic militants, Superintendent Chaudhry Aslam's enemies finally caught up with him on Thursday. The Taliban claimed a "huge victory" after his car bombing in Karachi.