UK Daily Mail
June 3, 2012
A U.S. drone strike today killed 10 suspected militants in Pakistan as they ‘offered condolences’ to the family of a commander who died in an attack 24 hours earlier.
Four missiles were fired at the tribal village of Mana Raghzai in South Waziristan near the border with Afghanistan, intelligence officials reported.
A strike by the remote-controlled aircraft in the same area killed two suspected militants on Saturday.
It was the sixth American attack over the past two weeks and emphasised the importance President Barack Obama puts on the campaign, which his . military chiefs consider to be a vital tool in the war against al-Qaeda and the Taliban.
The attacks have been a source of deep frustration and tension between the U.S. and Pakistan.
They are locked in difficult negotiations to re-open overland supply routes to NATO forces in Afghanistan, with no signs of a breakthrough.
This article was posted: Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 5:25 am