29 Apr '12, 11pm

U.S. launches drone attack in Pakistan

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan — Three militants were killed and two others wounded in a U.S. drone attack in Pakistan’s restive tribal region near the Afghan border on April 29, security officials said. The drone fired two missiles targeting a militant compound in Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan, known as a stronghold of Taliban and Al-Qaeda-linked militants, they said. This was the first such attack since Pakistan’s parliament last month approved new guidelines on relations with the United States, which included a call for an end to drone strikes in Pakistani territory. “A U.S. drone fired two missiles on a compound, killing three militants and wounding two others,” a senior Pakistani security official told AFP. He said that the compound in the market area of Miranshah was once a girls’ school that was occupied by the militants. Another Pakistani security official, who...

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