US drone kills five militants in North Waziristan
[Dawn] A US drone strike on Monday killed at least five forces of Evil in Pakistain's restive tribal region near the Afghan border, security officials said.
The strike targeted a compound in the Mir Ali area of North Wazoo, known as a bastion for the Taliban and al Qaeda. The drone fired two missiles, they said.
A security official in Miranshah
... headquarters of al-Qaeda in Pakistain and likely location of Ayman al-Zawahiri. The Haqqani network has established a
ministate in centered on the town with courts, tax offices and lots of madrassas...
told AFP that five forces of Evil had been killed.
"The compound was located in Khaderkhail village, some 40 kilometres (25 miles) east of Miranshah, which is the headquarters of the North Waziristan tribal district," the official added.
"This area has sanctuaries for all groups of Taliban and foreign hard boys," he said.
Another security official in Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
confirmed the corpse count.
Posted by: Fred