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Drone strike kills 4 in North Waziristan

Drone strike kills 4 in North Waziristan

Aug 03, 2011 - 11:07

ISLAMABAD (PANinfo-icon): A US drone attack on northern Waziristan has killed four people, according to Pakistani government television station PTV.

The drone’s missile struck a car near Miranshah on Tuesday evening, minutes after iftarinfo-icon. The vehicle was destroyed and its, four passengers killed, according to the PTV report.

Malik Nehar, a resident of Miranshah, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the strike occurred in Qutub Khail region near Miranshah market. By his account, which differed from that of PTV, the missile struck a house, killing four people and injuring an unknown number of others.

The drone strike comes as trilateral talks between Afghanistaninfo-icon, Pakistaninfo-icon and the United States concerning regional security are underway in Islamabad.

Four others were killed in another drone strike in northern Waziristan three days ago.


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