Pakistan condemns North Waziristan drone strike

Foreign office calls for cessation of of such strikes, saying they generate distrust among local populace


Our Correspondent September 02, 2015
PHOTO: PID

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday condemned a US drone strike which killed at least five suspected militants in Shawal area of North Waziristan.

A drone had fired two missiles at a compound in Karwanda area of Datta Khel Tehsil in North Waziristan, just 2.5 kms from the Pakistan-Afghanistan border on Tuesday. The strike left at least five suspected militants dead.

Read: Drone strike in North Waziristan kills five suspected militants

“Pakistan condemns such strikes which are in disregard of our territorial sovereignty and international law,” a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson said.

Read: US to increase military drone flights: report

“These strikes also generate distrust among the local populace. We reiterate our call for cessation of such strikes,” it added.

COMMENTS (8)

money | 6 years ago | Reply @sunny: suck it there buddy. You're a nobody in just another country in the world while the US remains the most powerful country. America is viewed positively in every region of the world while Pakistan is either not known, or viewed poorly. looks like no one cares about your hate. keep hatin
Tiwana | 6 years ago | Reply Amazing how self righteous pakistanis allow this to happen, no where have we seen such shamelessness
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