Skip to comments.US strike on suspected militant hideout in Pakistan (North Waziristan)
Posted on 10/14/2009 8:08:30 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (AFP) A US drone missile attack on a suspected militant hideout in a remote tribal area in northwest Pakistan early Thursday killed at least four people, security officials said.
The pre-dawn strike targeted the suspected militant compound in Dandey Darpa Khel in the North Waziristan region near the Afghan border, a security official said.
"It was a drone strike and initial reports said at least three people were killed and several wounded," the official said, requesting anonymity.
A senior security official later said four people were killed and six wounded.
A third security official said two missiles were fired by the pilotless aircraft. They hit a house belonging to an Afghan refugee, he said.
"It was a suspected militant hideout," he added.
Afghan Taliban leader Jalaluddin Haqqani's group is said to be active in the area.
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4 killed, 6 wounded...shouldn’t we be using bigger missiles?
Wow. 0bummer must really hate this brand of islamist. ‘Guess he prefers the saudi/wahabbist variety.
“The pre-dawn strike targeted the suspected militant compound in
Dandey Darpa Khel in the North Waziristan region near the Afghan border”
Who says you have to have a telephone in your Club Terrorist
hotel hovel in order to get an early-morning “wake-up call”?
Especially from some Special Operators.
Thanks for the ping...I’m at a different computer & don’t have my ping list with me. Will ping the group later.
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