New drone strike in Miramshah: three killed

MIRAMSHAH, April 29: A US drone fired missiles on Sunday at an abandoned school in Miramshah, the headquarters of North Waziristan tribal region, killing three suspects and injuring two others.

Local people said that two missiles hit the building which once housed a primary school for girls.

Three people inside the building were killed and two others injured.

The bodies and the injured were taken to a private hospital in the area.

Authorities closed down the school in the heart of town some time ago after a portion of the building was blown up by militants.

Officials in Peshawar told Dawn that the building was being used by the Punjabi Taliban.

Sunday’s was the second drone attack in Miramshah during the current month. Earlier, a private building was targeted in which four suspects were killed.

According to news TV channels, the foreign office condemned the drone attack.

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