Skip to comments.Suspected U.S. missile strike kills 5 in Pakistan
Posted on 09/07/2009 11:54:46 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (Reuters) A suspected U.S. drone fired missiles into a hideout of Taliban militants in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region on Monday, killing five militants, intelligence officials and residents said.
The attack took place near Mir Ali town, a major sanctuary for militants linked to al Qaeda and the Taliban in Pakistan's tribal lands on the Afghan border.
"The militants have cordoned off the area and no one is allowed to go to the site of the attack," a resident, who did not want to be identified, told Reuters by telephone.
An intelligence official said a fortress-like house of a tribesman used by militants was targeted. "Five militants were killed and all of them are Uzbeks," he added.
Pakistani Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud was killed in a similar attack in the neighboring South Waziristan region last month.
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TOTUS approved the missile strike?
| You are gonna need
a bigger fortress-like house...
(And more militants.)
When will the LEFT KOOKS start calling Obama & Biden WAR CRIMINALS? Or, are they just hypocrites like we suspected all along?
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