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'Pakistan is bleeding' - ex counter terrorism chief

9 July 2013 Last updated at 12:41 BST

Britain's Prime Minister, David Cameron, recently promised to "stand together" with Pakistan in the fight against terrorism.

When asked about the security situation in Pakistan, the former head of Pakistan's National Counter Terrorism Authority, Khawaja Khalid Farooq, told Gavin Esler the situation was "very bad" adding he thought the country was "bleeding".

You can watch the full interview on BBC World News on Tuesday 9 July at 14:30 GMT and 20:30 GMT and on the BBC News Channel on Wednesday 10 July at 00:30 BST.

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