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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

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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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