13 Jun '12, 3pm

North Waziristan drone strike kills 4 'militants'

The US launched the first Predator drone strike in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan since al Qaeda leader Abu Yahya al Libi was killed there in an attack nine days ago. Today's strike, which was carried out by the unmanned Predators or the more deadly Reapers, targeted a vehicle in the village of Isha near Miramshah, the main town in North Waziristan, according to AFP . The drones fired two missiles at the vehicle, killing four "militants," The Associated Press reported . The target of the strike has not been disclosed, and at this time no senior al Qaeda or Taliban leaders are reported to have been killed. Miramshah serves as the headquarters of the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network, a powerful Taliban subgroup that operates in both Afghanistan and Pakistan and is supported by Pakistan's military and its Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate...

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