The government on Friday condemned a US drone strike that took place on the morning of Thursday in North Waziristan.
According to a statement released by the ministry of foreign affairs on Friday, Thursdays' strike in North Waziristan which resulted in causalities, was condemned.
“As has been made clear on earlier occasions, Pakistan considers such strikes as a violation of its sovereignty and territorial integrity. These strikes also have a negative impact on the Government’s efforts to bring peace and stability in Pakistan and the region.”
According to media reports, the unmanned aircraft is said to have targeted a building and a car in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan Agency.
Two US drones fired four missiles, local security officials said.
A local security official told AFP that Thursday’s drone strike had killed four foreign fighters.
“The compound and a vehicle parked inside were completely destroyed,” the official told AFP.
Another security official in Peshawar confirmed the attack.
The last drone strike carried out in the tribal area was on June 18. It had killed at least six militants in North Waziristan.
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Did ever US pay any heed on Pakistan's condemnations regarding drones' strikes that will pay heed now?Never because Pakistan is a beggar and slave state in US' official documents and 60% Pakistani economy depends upon US' aid and the beggars and slaves never have any honor,grace,dignity,self-respect and sovereignty....
There goes a saying Dushman da dushman dost and it applied here too the aim of the PAF Army is to kill terrorists and that is what the drones are doing they are helping the Pak Army but there are some elements who have soft corner for the extremists. I pray for the early success of the Pakistan Army and that will be a Ramazan gift to the Nation.
Rename this office to "Condemn office".
Welcome drones. Keep helping us please.
ET! Do you seriously think this should have been included in the news? To me its a joke. By the way I do support Drone strikes.
If they can help us to kill our enemies then what's wrong with it? What sovereignty we are talking? That areas has been infected with foreign terrorist and they basically kicked government out of there. Still we call those who are helping to retake our land as attacking our sovereignty. What a joke!
@Indian: You maybe correct but I suspect the USA has plenty of ground intelligence and doesn't have to rely solely on the ISI ... OBL is a good example.
Current SOPs:Step 1: Deny it happened. Step 2: If proven wrong the next day, fax file C:/Condemn.pdf to all media outlets.
ISI is the organisation that is giving target . Condemn ISI not the drones. Fools think that carpet bombing by jet fighters kills only terrorists but drones bomb civilians.
So wheres the sovereignty argument when Pakistan fires artillery into Afghanistan and India? Where's the sovereignty argument when Afghan Taliban cross the border and take up sanctuary in Pakistan?