US drone attack kills four in North Waziristan
[Dawn] At least four Islamic fascisti were killed and four others maimed Tuesday when a US drone fired missiles at a bully boy compound in North Wazoo, security officials said.
The missiles struck a bully boy compound in Haider Khel village, some 25 kilometres (15 miles) east of 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...
, the main town in the North Waziristan tribal district, a stronghold of Taliban and al Qaeda-linked bully boys.
"US drones fired four missiles at a bully boy compound. At least four Islamic fascisti have been killed," a security official in Miranshah told AFP.
Another security official in the northwestern city of 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 attack and casualties. Both officials said the identity of those killed was not yet known.
The covert US drone strikes are publicly criticised by the Pak government as a violation of illusory sovereignty but American officials believe they are a vital weapon in the war against Islamist bully boys.
Legal lobby group Reprieve estimates that up to nearly 900 civilians were among the 2,621 to 3,442 people killed by drones in Pakistain since 2004.
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