Friday, Sept 5, 2008
At least five Islamist militants have been killed in a missile attack by a suspected US drone in Pakistan.
“Two drones were flying in the area. They fired three missiles,” said a witness in the North Waziristan region, near the Afghan border.
It is the second such attack in the area in as many days.
A missile strike on Thursday by a suspected US drone killed four Islamist militants and wounded five others, Pakistani security officials and witnesses said.
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As Pakistan prepares to elect a new president on Saturday, the Pentagon said the US would pursue its enemies.