March 11, 2013

2 'militants' reported killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

By Bill Roggio at The Long War Journal | US drones are reported to have killed two "militants," including a "foreign national," as they rode on horseback in the terrorist hub of Datta Khel in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan. The strike today is the first reported by the US in Pakistan in 29 days.
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The CIA-operated, remotely piloted Predators or the more deadly Reapers fired two missiles at a pair of "militants" as they were riding horses in the village of Degan in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan. The two militants and their horses are reported to have been killed, Pakistani intelligence officials told Dawn.
The identities and affiliation of those killed have not been disclosed. AFP reported that a "foreign national" was killed in the strike.  (READ MORE)

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