Drone attack kills 17 in Pakistan's Waziristan region




 
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Drone attack kills 17 in Pakistan's Waziristan region
 
July 3rd, 2013  
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Drone attack kills 17 in Pakistan's Waziristan region
By Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike killed at least 17 people in Pakistan's restive border region early on Wednesday, Pakistani security officials said, in the biggest such attack this year, and the second since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif took office. Most of those killed were fighters for the Haqqani network, according to three Taliban commanders and security officials. Two missiles hit a house near the main market in Miranshah, the provincial capital of the tribal region of North Waziristan. The region is considered a Taliban stronghold. ...

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