5 `foreigners` killed in `US strike`

Published September 5, 2008

MIRAMSHAH, Sept 4 Five foreigners were killed in a missile attack by a suspected unmanned US plane in the Momadkhel village of North Waziristan on Thursday.

Sources said that the drone fired three missiles at a house owned by tribesman Ferman Dawar near the Afghan border at about 4pm. Local people said the plane flew at low altitude over the area.

There was an explosion and the house caught fire, the sources said, adding that villagers retrieved five bodies and rescued three injured people from the debris of the house. Their names could not be ascertained, but official sources said that they were all Arabs.

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