North Waziristan Agency: Eight militants killed in drone attacks

Published: May 28, 2012

The first attack took place in the Esokhel sub-division of Mir Ali and the second in Khushali, killing eight in total.

MIRANSHAH: Two US drone attacks have killed at least eight militants in the Mir Ali sub-division of North Waziristan Agency, security officials said on Monday.

The first attack took place in the Esokhel sub-division of Mir Ali when a US drone launched four missiles on a house which was under construction. Six militants, including five foreigners were killed.

“The house was razed to the ground “officials added.

An eye witness stated that soon after the attack, militants surrounded the area and recovered bodies from the debris and shifted them to an undisclosed location.

In another drone attack, a missile was fired at a vehicle in Khushali about 5km west of Mir Ali Bazaar. Two militants were killed and the vehicle was completely destroyed in the attack.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Mirza
    May 28, 2012 - 2:19AM

    Thanks for saving the lives of Pakistani citizens by eliminating their worst enemies. Please do not let up till all terrorists are dead.

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  • Babloo
    May 28, 2012 - 3:00AM

    Drone strikes are now becoming a daily routine. Are these areas part of Pakistan ?

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