Makeen or Makin is a city in the Pakistani region of South Waziristan in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province .
The area around Makeen is affected by the conflict in northwest Pakistan and was considered a stronghold of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).
On June 8, 2011, shortly after midnight, around 100 to 150 TTP fighters attacked a base of the Pakistani armed forces in Makeen. About 20 people were killed.
↑ a b Second attack within a week. In: ORF . June 9, 2011, accessed June 9, 2011 .
↑ a b Attack by the Taliban on a military base in Pakistan. In: Neue Zürcher Zeitung . June 9, 2011, accessed June 9, 2011 .
Coordinates: 32 ° 37 ' N , 69 ° 50' E