US drone strike kills 4 in North Waziristan

Published: December 6, 2012

Two missiles fired at house in Mubarak Shahi village. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

MIRANSHAH: A US drone strike in North Waziristan killed four people on Thursday, Express News reported.

Sources said that a drone fired two missiles at a house in the Mubarak Shahi village of district Mir Ali.

The attack severely damaged the building and four people were also killed.

Following the incident, locals began extricating the bodies from under the rubble.

While local media was unable to identify the deceased, however AFP quoted security officials identifying them as militants.

“Militants were using this house as a compound. At least three militants were killed in this drone strike,” a security official in Peshawar told AFP.

Another security official in Miranshah confirmed the attack and said four militants were killed.

Reader Comments (8)

  • Pakistani
    Dec 6, 2012 - 11:40AM

    Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un

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  • Enlightened
    Dec 6, 2012 - 3:04PM

    Drones, please carry on your good work regardless.

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  • Saleem
    Dec 6, 2012 - 3:11PM

    Good news. These terrorists need to be neutralised and vapourised.Recommend

  • Nathan
    Dec 6, 2012 - 7:08PM

    IK Dont become irrelevant. organize a peace march to north waziristan

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  • Jabir
    Dec 6, 2012 - 7:20PM

    We need to have these Taliban carpet bombed

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  • Cautious
    Dec 6, 2012 - 9:28PM

    Same old story – Pakistan officials knew there were militants in compound but did nothing about it – American’s attack with drones and Pakistan confirms deaths. How about starting a new trend – Pakistan uses it’s own aircraft to attack militants and send them a message to leave Pakistan or die.

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  • Rex Minor
    Dec 7, 2012 - 2:28AM

    it is matter of time when 16 years old waziris will have learnt the technique to bring down the babies on their terrain! what the iranians can do the waziris can do as well with the software which Siemens now buy from the pashtun youth from the tribal lands.

    rex minor

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  • Clear Black Bag
    Dec 10, 2012 - 11:52AM

    Civil and military Pakistani leadership is enjoying luxurious life and governance in the fortified palaces and has left the tribal people for dying by the US’ drones’ strikes except giving protesting and condemning statements only and only verbally….

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