29 Apr '12, 3pm

US drone strike kills 4,Uzbek /Tajik militants,in an abandoned girl school, in North Waziristan: ,: via @sharethis

Today the US launched its first drone strike in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency in nearly a month. The strike in North Waziristan targeted an abandoned school that is known to be used by foreign fighters. The unmanned Predators or the more heavily armed Reapers fired a pair of missiles at the abandoned high school for girls that is located in the bazaar in Miramshah in North Waziristan. Four "militants" were said to have been killed in the strike, SAMAA reported , but their identity was not disclosed. "We don't know about their identity and nationality but those living in the girls' school were mostly Arabs," the official said, according to SAMAA . Another Pakistani official told AFP that the school was occupied by Uzbek and Tajik militants, which is likely a reference to the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan. The IMU is closely allied with the Haq...

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