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4 killed in U.S. drone strike in NW Pakistan

English.news.cn   2012-08-18 15:22:43            

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- At least four people were killed and two others injured in a U.S. drone strike launched in Pakistan 's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan on Saturday, reported local Urdu TV channel Ary.

The report about the strike came at about 12:15 p.m. local time. It said that U.S. drones fired two missiles at the targets of a house and a vehicle in the Shawal area of North Waziristan.

Other details about the strike are not immediately known.

Saturday's U.S. drone strike is the 24th of its kind (counted on daily basis) in Pakistan in 2012. Since this year, at least 175 people have reportedly been killed in such strikes.

 

Editor: Yang Lina
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