US drone strikes kill 14 in North Waziristan


Two US missile strikes in Pakistan’s tribal district on the Afghan border killed at least 14 rebels on Wednesday, local security officials said.

The first attack took place in Dandey Darpakhel village, five kilometers (three miles) northwest of Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan tribal district.

“At least 10 people were killed in the US drone attack which targeted
the compound of a local militant, Abdul Aziz,” a senior security official in the area told AFP, adding that the death toll may rise.

The official said the nationalities of the dead militants was not yet
Known.

Another security official in the region confirmed the strike and
casualties.

In the second attack, a US drone fired two missiles which struck a vehicle, killing four in Amboor Shaga village of Datta Khel town in North Waziristan tribal area, 40 kilometres (25 miles) west of Miranshah.

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