Skip to comments.US drones 'bomb Pakistan target'
Posted on 09/08/2008 9:44:42 PM PDT by gandalftb
At least 14 people have been killed and 15 injured in a suspected US missile strike in Pakistan's border region, witnesses and officials say.
Suspected aerial drones bombed a house and seminary linked to Taleban commander Jalaludin Haqqani.
Villagers say unmanned US aircraft fired several missiles at a house and an Islamic seminary in the tribal area of North Waziristan.
Haqqani and Sirajuddin were in Afghanistan at the time of the attack - they are alive
Officials and witnesses say the complex was hit a number of times.
"There were two drones and they fired three missiles," an unnamed resident of Dandi Darpakheil, a village near Miranshah, the main town of North Waziristan, told Reuters news agency.
Other reports speak of three drones.
Badruddin Haqqani said one of his aunts had been killed in the raid, and that women and children were among those who had been hurt.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.bbc.co.uk ...
This attack was significant in putting pressure on Haqqani who is likely hiding bin Laden.
Killed were two wives of Haqqani, his sister-in-law, his oldest sister, two nieces, eight grandchildren and a male relative. A son-in-law of Haqqani was wounded.
Also killed were five al Qaeda operatives, two Azerbaijani and three Arabs: Hamza, Musa and Qasim.
Oh, This compound in Danday Darpakhel village is situated in front of the Pakistan Army camp in Miramshah.
Ya gotta love those drones.
A house, and an Islamic monastery. No doubt, this means that most of the victims were women and children, and a bride and groom and some of their guests, since a wedding was being celebrated as the bombs destroyed the factory where the Islamic monks manufacture baby formula to make money to help the poor Tribal villagers.
I believe I’d move away from these tribal regions if I was a friendly.
Fortunately, nothing really valuable such as a goat or camel was destroyed.
Gadahn is Ga-Gone.
And the MSM will assure us that all hits were wedding parties and/or schools full of small children to be sure.
No, he is on “Not Wanted” status.
Your tax dollars hard at work: We had to pay the Paki’s $365 million to reopen the Torkham Gate at the Afghani border to our convoys after the SF raid last Wednesday.
With all of this sophisticated technology, you would think that the remote pilots could read the “baby milk factory” sign on the roof </SARC>
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