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Seven die in US missile strike

March 02, 2009


WANA Two missiles fired by a suspected US drone hit a house in the Sara Rogha area of South Waziristan on Sunday, killing seven people, four of them foreigners.

The house in Garha Hibetkhel near Jandola belonged to tribesman Asghar Shamankhel. According to sources, Asghar was associated with Baitullah Mehsud, chief of the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan.

Militants and local people retrieved seven bodies from the debris. They took away the bodies and a man injured in the attack. Officials said four foreigners were among the dead.