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

English.news.cn   2010-09-30 05:36:39 FeedbackPrintRSS

ISLAMABAD, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- At least four people were killed in a U.S. drone strike launched Wednesday night in Pakistan 's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, reported local media.

According to the report, the U.S. drone fired two missiles at a vehicle in the Mada Khel village of North Waziristan which borders Afghanistan. North Waziristan is believed to be a stronhold of militants in Pakistan.

No further details are immediately available.

Wednesday's U.S. drone strike is reportedly the 23rd of its kind launched in September during which a few targeted militant leaders including an Al-Qaeda top leader in Pakistan have reportedly been killed though at the cost of quite many innocent lives.

Editor: Mu Xuequan
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