ISLAMABAD — Pakistani lawmakers insisted Saturday there must be no repeat of the US commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden and said drone strikes targeting extremists near the border with Afghanistan must end.
The resolution followed a 10-hour parliamentary session in which lawmakers debated the "situation arising from unilateral US action in Abbottabad", the northern garrison town where Navy SEALs on May 2 shot dead the Al-Qaeda chief.
Pakistan has vowed to review intelligence cooperation after the embarrassing revelation that bin Laden had been living less than a mile from one of its military academies in Abbottabad, prompting claims of official collusion.
The country's intelligence head Ahmad Shuja Pasha, chief of military operations and deputy chief of air staff, offered to resign over the raid as he briefed lawmakers ahead of their resolution, parliamentary sources told AFP.
But Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani and Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani urged him to stay, according to local media.
The debate came hours after Pakistan's Taliban claimed responsibility for a double suicide bombing on a paramilitary police training centre on Friday that killed 89 people in the first major attack to avenge bin Laden's death.
Parliament called on the government "to appoint an independent commission on the Abbottabad operation, fix responsibility and recommend necessary measures to ensure that such an incident does not recur."
Lawmakers also threatened to withdraw logistical cooperation for US troops based in Afghanistan and condemned CIA-operated drone strikes.
US missile strikes doubled last year, with more than 100 operations killing over 670 people, according to an AFP tally, and the CIA has said the covert programme has severely disrupted Al-Qaeda's leadership.
"Mistakes have been committed by us in the past due to gaps in political and military regimes and we resolved that such mistakes do not happen again," information minister Firdous Ashiq Awan said.
"We stand by our military and we will not leave our intelligence alone," she said.
The lawmakers' censure reflects the "strong anguish of people of Pakistan" over the US raid, political analyst Shafqat Mehmood said.
Relations between the wary allies have been in turmoil since the raid but both sides have continued to stress the importance of their security links and intelligence sharing, with the United States saying Pakistan had granted it access to three of bin Laden's wives taken into custody after the raid.
On Saturday, the US said it had charged six people including three Pakistani Americans with conspiring to aid the Pakistani Taliban, at least five of them members of the same family. They could face decades in jail over the charges.
US national Hafiz Khan, 76, and his son Hafiz Khan, 24, both imams at mosques in Florida, and the four others -- two of whom remain at large in Pakistan -- are said to have operated an elaborate system of bank accounts and wire transfers to send funds to the militant group.
Taliban and al-Qaeda linked militants launch almost daily attacks in northwest Pakistan and the country's tribal belt, while suicide and bomb attacks across the country have killed more than 4,000 people since 2007.
The main Taliban faction there has threatened attacks on Pakistan and the United States to avenge bin Laden's death. In addition to Friday's large-scale attacks, a bus bomb Saturday killed six people and wounded 10 in an eastern Pakistani town.
US officials meanwhile revealed Saturday that commandos had discovered a stash of pornographic films in the Al Qaeda kingpin's Abbottabad hideout, reports said, in a disclosure which could erode his appeal to followers.
The officials said computer files taken by US special forces from bin Laden's home contained a considerable quantity of x-rated videos, The New York Times reported.
There has been little public protest in support of bin Laden but Pakistanis have been outraged at the perceived impunity of the US raid, while asking whether their military was too incompetent to know bin Laden was living close to a major forces academy or, worse, conspired to protect him.
British newspaper the Guardian reported last week that a secret agreement in 2001 between Pakistan's then military ruler Pervez Musharraf and then US president George W. Bush allowed the United States to carry out a unilateral raid inside Pakistan if they discovered bin Laden's whereabouts.
But Musharraf has vehemently denied having signed such a deal, and on Saturday said from Dubai that he would return to his homeland to stand in elections, according to an Emirati newspaper.
"I am going to land in Lahore on the 23rd of March, 2012, if not earlier -- but not later," Musharraf said, according to the report in The National.
He lives in self-imposed exile in London but is wanted in Pakistan in connection with the 2007 murder of ex-premier Benazir Bhutto, accused of failing to provide her with enough security.
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