Alert Sign Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on

Alert Sign Dear reader, please upgrade to the latest version of IE to have a better reading experience


10 militants killed in two US drone attacks

March 08, 2011

MIRAMSHAH/WANA, March 8: Ten suspected militants were killed in two US drone attacks in North and South Waziristan on Tuesday. Official sources said that three missiles fired by a drone hit the house of Fazal Karam in Landi Dag area, about 7 km south of Wana bazaar, in the afternoon, killing five militants and injuring two others. The missiles destroyed two rooms of the house and damaged three others.

Local people did not go out for rescue work, fearing of another attack because three more drones kept hovering over the area till late in the night.

In the other strike, drones fired missiles on a house in Ismailkhel village of North Waziristan, killing five suspected terrorists and injuring two others.