Pakistan condemns North Waziristan drone strike

Foreign office says such strikes constitute a violation of its sovereignty and territorial integrity of Pakistan


Web Desk January 19, 2015
US government has tight restrictions on foreign sales of unmanned vehicles. PHOTO: AFP

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday evening condemned the drone strike in North Waziristan which killed five suspected militants.

According to a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the government reiterated its known position on such strikes.

“Such strikes constitute a violation of its sovereignty and territorial integrity and demands their immediate cessation,” the government’s statement read.

The strike targeted a Taliban compound in Pungai, Shawal area of North Waziristan Agency on Monday.

“A US drone fired two missiles at a compound in Shahi Khel neighbourhood of Shawal, killing five terrorists,” a senior security official told AFP, speaking on condition of anonymity.

Another security official confirmed the strike and casualties.

COMMENTS (8)

Aschraful Makhlooq | 6 years ago | Reply

No matter ho many times Pakistan condemns the drones' attacks but useless and time wasting because in US' official documents Pakistan is a beggar,slave and US' aid's dependent country and why do we forget this harsh reality that the beggars and slaves always never have any respect,honor,grace,dignity and sovereignty?And the beggars and slaves are only for obedience never for choosing.....

AVMPolpot | 6 years ago | Reply

Now India is about to purchase US Drones +++++++++++++++++++++ watch the fun!.

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