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US drone strike kills 8 rebels in Waziristan

US drone strike kills 8 rebels in Waziristan

Jun 27, 2011 - 20:07

ISLAMABAD (PANinfo-icon): At least eight suspected militants were killed when suspected US drones fired missiles into Pakistaninfo-icon's lawless tribal region of South Waziristan near the Afghanistaninfo-icon border on Monday, an official said.

The attack was carried out in Kand village in the afternoon, local government official, Rizwan, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said that eight suspected insurgents were killed in the new drone attack. The dead included three foreign fighters, but their identity could not be ascertained, the official said.

A Pakistani newspaper reported at least 12 people were killed in a suspected US drone attack in South Waziristan on Monday. .

US spy planes fired four missiles at a car traveling in Birmal Tehsil of South Waziristan killing at least twelve suspected militants.


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