16 Feb '12, 1pm

US drones kill at least 13 in Pakistan: Officials

US drones kill at least 13 in Pakistan: Officials

A Pakistani protester holds a burning US flag as they shout slogans during a protest in Multan on Feb 9, 2012 against the US drone attacks in the Pakistani tribal region. Two United States (US) drone strikes struck Islamist militants in Pakistan's tribal badlands on Thursday, killing at least 13 fighters in North Waziristan near the Afghan border, officials said. -- PHOTO: AFP MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (AFP) - Two United States (US) drone strikes struck Islamist militants in Pakistan's tribal badlands on Thursday, killing at least 13 fighters in North Waziristan near the Afghan border, officials said. The aircraft fired missiles hours apart on separate targets in what is considered the premier bastion of Taleban and Al-Qaeda in Pakistan as the government in Islamabad welcomed the Afghan and Iranian leaders for a summit. Five militants were killed in the first attack that destroy...

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