Three die in Miramshah drone attack

Published December 6, 2008

ISLAMABAD, Dec 5: A missile strike by a suspected US drone killed at least three people on Friday in a Pakistani tribal area, a security official said.

“A missile fired by a suspected US drone killed three people outside the town of Mir Ali in Miramshah district,” he said.

Local people confirmed the strike and said it targeted the house of a suspected Taliban militant. Two people were injured in the attack.

Taliban militants immediately surrounded the house and did not allow anyone to come near the site, witnesses said.—AFP

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