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U.S. Drone Strike Kills 10 People in Pakistan

Posted By admin On May 24, 2012 @ 3:11 am In World News | Comments Disabled

RIA Novosti [1]
May 24, 2012

A U.S. drone has killed at least 10 suspected militants on Thursday, in the north-west of Pakistan in a second such attack in 24 hours, according to BBC news.

The airstrike targeted a compound in the North Waziristan tribal area, and also damaged a nearby mosque and residences.

The strike comes after four suspected militants were killed yesterday, in a drone strike on a compound near Miranshah, the main town of North Waziristan.

Pakistan has repeatedly expressed its official displeasure with air strikes by U.S. drones and NATO air raids in the north-west of Pakistan. Islamabad closed NATO supply routes to Afghanistan after NATO helicopters attacked a checkpoint in Mohmand, a Pakistani tribal area in the north-west of the country, killing 24 Pakistani soldiers in November 2011.

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[1] RIA Novosti: http://en.rian.ru/world/20120524/173642512.html

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