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October 31, 2014
Haqqani commander among dead in US drone strike in Pakistan
Peshawar, Pakistan (AFP) Oct 30, 2014
A US drone strike killed at least seven militants in Pakistan's restive tribal belt on Thursday, including an important commander of the feared Haqqani network, security officials said. The attack happened early Thursday in Nargas village of Birmil area, some 30 kilometres west of Wana, the main town of South Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border which is considered a stronghold of Taliban militants. Officials and a militant source said four foreigners and an important commander from t ... read more

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