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4 Uzbek militants killed in Waziristan drone strike

4 Uzbek militants killed in Waziristan drone strike

Dec 06, 2012 - 12:51

ISLAMABAD (PANinfo-icon): Four people were killed on Thursday in a US drone attack on the North Waziristan, the tribal region of Pakistaninfo-icon near Afghan border, an official said.

The predawn attack was carried out at around 5am, when unmanned US aircraft, fired two missiles into a house in the Mubarak Shahi village on the outskirts Mir Ali, the main town of North Waziristan, an official said on condition of anonymity.

According to the official, four Uzbek fighters were killed in the attack.

However, a local reporter, Yousuf Haroon, said the victims were burnt and their bodies were beyond recognition.

Since early 2012, it was the 45th drone strike in North Waziristan and the second attack this month.



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