29 Nov '13, 4pm

US drones strike in Pakistan, kill 3 'militants'

The US killed three unidentified "militants" in a drone strike in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan yesterday. The strike is the third in Pakistan this month; the previous two attacks killed senior leaders in the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan and the Haqqani Network. The CIA-operated, remotely piloted Predators or the more deadly Reapers fired two missiles at a compound in the Miramshah area of North Waziristan last night, according to Dawn . Several strike aircraft were seen hovering over the compound before the strike. The target of yesterday's strike was not revealed, and no senior Taliban, al Qaeda, or allied jihadist commanders have been reported killed at this time. The strike is said to have killed "a Pakistani citizen from Punjab Province" but his identity was not disclosed, The New York Times reported . The attack took place in ...

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