US drone strike kills 6 militants in North Waziristan: Officials

The drone attack was aimed at a house and a car in the Shawwal district.


Zulfikar Ali August 18, 2012

DI KHAN: At least six suspected militants were killed when two missiles fired from a US drone targeted a house and vehicle in the Mamon Narai Mountain’s top in Shewdar of district Shawal in North Waziristan at noon on Saturday, confirmed a security official.

The security official told The Express Tribune that one missile targeted the house and another the vehicle, damaging both in the attacks.

It could not be ascertained immediately whether the deceased were foreigners or locals.

The place (Mammon Narai) targeted by drone is the border region of North Waziristan ,located 60km south of the Miran Shah headquarters.

Mamon Narai is a mountains region is inhibited by the Uthmanzai Wazir of North Waziristan is a preferred place for militants.

The attack comes a day after Army chief General Parvez Kayani hinted at a military offensive in the same region but said it would not be initiated at the behest of any outside power.

Last month, a US drone strike on a compound in North Waziristan killed 12 suspected militants.

COMMENTS (29)

maz3tt | 8 years ago | Reply 6 millitants oh really!!!
shihab hamza | 8 years ago | Reply

@socratese: Call the indian Military also , waziristani militancy has to be eliminated at any cost

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