15 militants killed in US drone attack in North Waziristan

Published: Monday, December 27, 2010, 17:00 [IST]

Miranshah, Dec 27(ANI): At least 15 militants were killed in a US drone strike in restive North Waziristan's Miranshah town, local officials said.

According to reports, an unmanned US Predator drone fired six missiles at a vehicle at Mir Ali village, situated about 25 kilometres from Miranshah, the main town of the North Waziristan tribal district.

"At least 15 militants were killed in a US missile strike, which targeted a vehicle and a compound," the Dawn quoted a senior local security official, as saying.

"Four missiles hit the vehicle and two struck the compound," he added. (ANI)

 

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