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Pakistan: US drone attack kills five

Posted By admin On September 5, 2008 @ 3:25 am In World News | Comments Disabled

ITN [1]
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.

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[1] ITN: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/itn/20080905/twl-pakistan-us-drone-attack-kills-five-41f21e0.html

[2] Pakistan: Suspected US Drone Attack Kills 30: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pakistan-suspected-us-drone-attack-kills-30.html

[3] US drone attack kills 10 in Pakistan: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-drone-attack-kills-10-in-pakistan.html

[4] Drone aircraft kills eight suspected militants in Pakistan: http://www.prisonplanet.com/drone-aircraft-kills-eight-suspected-militants-in-pakistan.html

[5] Suspected U.S. drone strike in Pakistan kills 7: http://www.prisonplanet.com/suspected-us-drone-strike-in-pakistan-kills-7.html

[6] U.S. drone strike kills 10 suspected militants in Pakistan as they ‘console’ family of commander killed in attack the day before: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-drone-strike-kills-10-suspected-militants-in-pakistan-as-they-console-family-of-commander-killed-in-attack-the-day-before.html

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