Skip to comments.Twin drone strikes kill 12 in North Waziristan
Posted on 05/16/2011 6:54:20 PM PDT by csvset
MIRANSHAH: Two US drone strikes targeting a compound and a vehicle in North Waziristan Agency killed at least twelve terrorists and wounded four others on Monday, officials said.
Both the attacks took place in Mir Ali Town, some 40 kilometres east of Miranshah, a stronghold of Taliban and al Qaeda-linked terrorists. Two US drones fired two missiles into a terrorist compound, and minutes later another drone fired two missiles at a vehicle nearby, officials said. In the first strike, two missiles destroyed the compound and killed six terrorists. The second attack killed those travelling in a car, an official told a foreign news agency on condition of anonymity.
A security official in Miranshah confirmed the strike, saying earlier that at least seven people had been killed.
The vehicle was completely burnt and the compound was also destroyed, he told AFP. We dont know their exact identities but we were informed that there were foreigners inside that compound, one intelligence official said. agencies
Sounds like there was plenty enough cow bell.
Back in the Bush days the headline would have read. 12 wedding party members killed at least 4 children wounded in airstrike. Ah the media.
Drones are the perfect answer to terrorism — we lose no lives and we kill terrorist.
They have to be worried and looking over their shoulder all of the time.
Drones are our form of terrorism for the terrorists.