Monday, May 28, 2012

Drone attack in North Waziristan kills five

MIRANSHAH: A suspected US drone attack in North Waziristan has left at least five people dead and two others injured. 
The drone strike took place in the town of Mir Ali on sunday night, sources said.

Reports suggest that a house located in an area called Khuskhel was targeted in the drone attack.

The house was struck by four missiles, sources said.

from DAWN

several Pakistani sources reported the incident
with different number of casualties....

from dunya news:
The attack took place in Hassokhel town near Mir Ali, 25 kilometres (16 miles) east of Miranshah, the main town of North Waziristan.

It was the third such attack in the last four days in North Waziritan.

"The US drones targeting a house and a vehicle, fired four missiles killing people," a Pakistani security official said.

He added that the compound came under attack for a second time after some 20 minutes, with US drones firing four more missiles.

He said the exact number of drones that took part in the attack was not immediately known.

Sources : “Fear prevailed in the area as almost five drones were still flying in the air,” they said adding that the rescue process was also delayed due to drones flying in the air.

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