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Drone aircraft kills eight suspected militants in Pakistan

Posted By admin On July 1, 2012 @ 4:24 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Reuters [1]
July 1, 2012

A U.S. drone aircraft killed eight suspected Islamist militants in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, security officials said.

A drone missile struck a house in the Shawal Valley where militants were reported to be hiding in the North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border.

“Two missiles were fired on a house. Eight militants were killed,” said a local intelligence official.

Several of the men killed were loyal to Hafiz Gul Bahadur, a top militant leader in North Waziristan, the official said on condition of anonymity.

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