Two US drone attacks kill ten in NW: DawnNews

Published May 16, 2011 04:31pm

“Four militants were killed in this US drone strike. The compound they were using was also destroyed,” a security official in Miranshah told AFP. -File Photo

MIRANSHAH: Two US drone attacks on a compound in Pakistan's lawless tribal belt on Monday killed ten militants, DawnNews reported.

The attack took place in Mir Ali town, some 40 kilometres (25 miles) east of Miranshah, a stronghold of Taliban and Al-Qaeda linked militants and the main town in North Waziristan tribal district beside the Afghan border.

“Four militants were killed in this US drone strike. The compound they were using was also destroyed,” a security official in Miranshah told AFP.

A second US missile attack targeting a vehicle killed three militants on Monday, local officials said.

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