Drone strike in northwest Pakistan kills several militants




 
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May 16th, 2015  
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By Haji Mujtaba BANNU, Pakistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike in northwestern Pakistan's Shawal region killed at least four militants on Saturday, officials said, as Pakistani military forces dug into positions in the area ahead of what officials described as an anti-Taliban offensive. ?"According to internal conversations of the militants, members of the Punjabi Taliban and foreign militants believed to be Arabs were killed in the drone strike," said a security official in Miranshah, the headquarters of the mountainous region of North Waziristan along the border. Punjab is a province in Pakistan.

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