Wednesday, November 17, 2010

US missile strike kills 20 in Pakistan in Eid Al-Adha

At least 20 people died after an unmanned U.S. drone aircraft fired four missiles into North Waziristan in the first day of Eid Al-Adha,

World Bulletin, Tuesday, 16 November 2010 11:38

Unmanned U.S. drone aircraft on Tuesday fired four missiles into North Waziristan, killing at least 20 people, local officials said.

The missiles struck a “fortress-like compound” and a vehicle in Ghulam Khan village on the Afghan border early in the morning.

“Some of the militants were on foot. They had just returned from Afghanistan when they were hit,” an intelligence official in the region said.

“So far, the death toll is 20.”

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