1st LD: 4 killed, 8 injured in U.S. drone strike in NW Pakistan

October 6, 2014 6:51 PM

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1st LD: 4 killed, 8 injured in U.S. drone strike in NW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- At least four people were killed and eight others injured when a U.S. drone fired missiles in Pakistan's northwestern tribal area of North Waziristan on Monday night, local media reported.

Dawn TV said that the U.S. pilotless aircraft fired two missiles at a compound located in Shawal area of North Waziristan, a restive area at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border where Pakistani army has been launching an armed offensive against Taliban militants since June 15.

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