Wednesday, May 18, 2011

U.S. Drone Strikes Kill 238 Pakistani Civilians So Far This Year

uruknet.info, May 17, 2011

Online – International News Network

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PESHAWAR: Two hundred thirty eight innocent civilians were killed while forty got injured in the drone attacks in tribal areas in the contemporary year sine 1st January till date.

According to government sources, important members of Al-Qeada were the target of these drone missile strikes.

According to locals, the killed people were locals. From 1st January 2011 till 17th May 2011, 24 drone missile strikes were carried out in North Waziristan and 15 drone missile strikes were carried out in South Waziristan.

45 people were killed in the drone attack on a Jirga soon after the releases of Raymond Davis, after which Chief of Army staff strongly condemned this drone attack.

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