Sept 25, 2010
MIRANSHAH, Pakistan — A missile strike by a US drone Saturday killed four militants in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal belt, near the Afghan border, officials said.
The missile strike hit in Datta Khel village area near Miranshah, the main town of North Waziristan tribal district, officials said.
“A US drone fired three missiles. The target was a vehicle carrying militants. Four militants were killed,” a senior security official in Peshawar told AFP.
An intelligence official in Miranshah also confirmed the attack and toll.
Sixteen US drone attacks have been carried in just 22 days in North Waziristan.