US drone strike kills 3 in North Waziristan

Two missiles were fired at a house in Miranshah area.


Web Desk December 21, 2012

NORTH WAZIRISTAN: A US drone strike in North Waziristan killed three people, Express News reported on Friday.

According to details, two missiles were fired at a house in Miranshah area.

The attack left the house completely damaged.

People from the area have recovered bodies from the rubble. However, they fear that the death toll may rise further.

The covert US attacks are unpopular in Pakistan, where the government criticises them as a violation of sovereignty, but US officials believe they are a vital weapon against militants.

According to a September 2012 US study, US drone strikes in Pakistan have killed far more civilians than the US has acknowledged, traumatised innocent tribesmen.

The study by Stanford Law School and New York University’s School of Law called for re-evaluation of the strategy, saying the number of “high-level” targets killed as a percentage of total casualties was extremely low – about 2%, according to CNN.

COMMENTS (2)

Rani | 8 years ago | Reply

RIP

Harshvardhan sharma | 8 years ago | Reply

Okay so normalcy and sanity prevails in Pakistan

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