31 Oct '13, 4am

US drone strike kills 3 'militants' in North Waziristan

The US launched its first drone strike in Pakistan in a month. Last night's attack took place in an area of the Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan that is administered by the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network. The CIA-operated, remotely piloted Predators or the more deadly Reapers fired a pair of missiles at a compound in the village of Zafar in the Miramshah area of the tribal agency, Dawn reported . The strike killed "three suspected militants" and wounded three other people, a Pakistani intelligence official claimed. The identities of those killed and wounded were not disclosed. Last night's strike was the first in Pakistan since Sept. 30, when US drones killed three "rebels" in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan. After that strike, Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement denouncing the US strike and called for the US to bring a ...

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