Wednesday, November 16, 2011

PAKISTAN: US Drone Strike Kills Seven in North Waziristan

Attack Destroys House, Kills ‘Suspects’

by Jason Ditz,, November 15, 2011
US drones attacked a house in the town of Miramshah in North Waziristan overnight, destroying the home and killing seven people inside. Two others were reported wounded in the attack, and are recovering at a nearby hospital.

The identities of the slain are unclear, but they were all termed “suspects” by officials. Some suggested they might be linked to the Tehreek-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP), though this would be unusual as the group is not generally active in North Waziristan.

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