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US drone strike kills 2 militants in Pakistan: officials

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posted on Jun, 26 2010 @ 12:45 AM
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US drone strike kills 2 militants in Pakistan: officials


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The drone targeted a house in Mir Ali area, 30 kilometres (around 20 miles) east of Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan, a security official and two intelligence officials told AFP.

North Waziristan is known as a hub of Taliban and Al-Qaeda-linked militants.

"It was a US drone strike. The drone fired one missile on a house and the house was completely destroyed," an intelligence official in Miranshah said.

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posted on Jun, 26 2010 @ 12:45 AM
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Rarely does the U.S. confirm drone however the U. S. and the Central Intellignece Agency are the only armed forces in the region to use pilotless drones.

Washington has branded Pakistan's northwestern tribal area a global headquarters of Al-Qaeda and officials say it is home to Islamist extremists who plan attacks on US-led troops in Afghanistan and on cities abroad.



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