South Waziristan: US drone strike kills four

PESHAWAR: At least four persons have been killed in a US drone strike in South Waziristan near the Afghan border, security officials said Thursday.

The attack happened early Thursday in Nargas village of Azam Warsak district, 25 kilometres (15 miles) west of Wana, the main town of South Waziristan tribal region.

A senior security official told that up to four missiles were filed targeting a house, killing four persons.

Another security official confirmed the attack and casualties and said that all the persons killed in the strike were foreigners.

He further said, “We are currently ascertaining their nationalities”.

It is pertinent to mention here that South Waziristan is one of the seven lawless tribal districts of Pakistan that border Afghanistan.