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June 18, 2015
US drone strike kills seven militants in NW Pakistan
Peshawar, Pakistan (AFP) June 6, 2015
A US drone attack on a militant compound in a restive Pakistani tribal area Saturday killed at least seven militants, security officials said. The drone strike took place in the Shawal area of lawless North Waziristan tribal district bordering Afghanistan, where the Pakistani military is battling Taliban militants. "At least seven militants were killed in a drone attack," a senior security official told AFP. Another security official in Peshawar confirmed the attack and casualties. Local ... read more

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