Pakistan condemns North Waziristan drone strike

Published: September 2, 2015


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.

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Reader Comments (8)

  • Manoj
    Sep 3, 2015 - 12:41AM

    You are helpless and can do nothing. But you should be happy that someone is cleaning your house. Some day you will know what great job the USA did for you. Recommend

  • Tyggar
    Sep 3, 2015 - 1:04AM

    I guess these were the good terrorists Recommend

  • sunny
    Sep 3, 2015 - 2:04AM

    We Pakistani people Hate American government and America people due to these drones strikes.Pakistan condemns such strikes which are in disregard of our territorial sovereignty and international lawRecommend

  • SuperNeo
    Sep 3, 2015 - 3:24AM

    Actually he was jokingRecommend

  • Gp65
    Sep 3, 2015 - 3:43AM

    When Pakistan bombs North Waziristan, it claims that only terrorist die because all civilians have been asked to leave NWA and have done so. Thus only terrorists. Remain in NWA. So who are these local among whom the drones would cause mistrust? The Haqqanis I oresume?Recommend

  • SKChadha
    Sep 3, 2015 - 5:17AM

    Oh …. after a long time this old song is played …. but the voice is of a male ….. :-)Recommend

  • Tiwana
    Sep 3, 2015 - 7:11AM

    Amazing how self righteous pakistanis allow this to happen, no where have we seen such shamelessness Recommend

  • money
    Sep 3, 2015 - 8:48AM

    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 hatinRecommend

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