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US drone strike kills two militants in South Waziristan

June 02, 2012

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A US drone aircraft. — File Photo

PESHAWAR: A US drone strike targeting a vehicle in Pakistan’s South Waziristan tribal region killed at least two militants on Saturday.

The strike occurred in the Doog village in Sheen Warsak area of Wana, the main town in South Waziristan.

Two missiles were fired on a vehicle and two militants belonging to the Mullah Nazir group were killed, intelligence sources said.

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Moreover, one of the militants killed in the strike was identified as Rahmanullah, a key commander of the Mullah Nazir group and a brother of commander Malang of the same group.

A motorcycle was also hit in the missile strike.