Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Officials: Toll from drone strike in Pakistan reached 20 - CNN International

Pakistani intelligence officials say that were fired two missiles at a hideout for militant, which include the militant Haqqani network, officials SayThe United States comment on not suspected drone strikes

Islamabad, Pakistan (AP) - the death toll from a suspected U.S. drone strike on alleged pro-Taliban fighters in Pakistan's tribal region rose to 20, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

Two Pakistani intelligence officials, that are not identified since they are not allowed, wanted to speak to journalists, said that fighters in the area of Gora Qabristan of North Waziristan, one of seven districts of Pakistan were fired two missiles at a hideaway volatile tribal region along the border with Afghanistan.

The officials said that the militants belonged to a network of Haqqani, a pro-Taliban militant group based in North Waziristan, the attacks on the United States and NATO forces in Afghanistan is accused of planning.

US officials have long start their Pakistani counterparts pushed against the Haqqani network in North Waziristan, but Pakistani officials have said that they were already involved in many areas against militant fighting.

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