U.S. drone strike kills 4 in NW Pakistan

17:03, June 26, 2010      

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At least four persons were killed in a suspected United States drone attack on early Saturday near Miranshah, the main city of North Waziristan tribal area, local TV channels reported.

The drone targeted a house in Mir Ali area, about 30 kilometres east of Miramshah, the private TV DAWN News reported.

According to eyewitnesses, the drone is still hovering over the area.

The U.S. drones regularly hit hideouts of the militants in the Pakistani tribal region, which Washington considers as the center of Taliban and al-Qaeda remnants.

Pakistan has been opposing the U.S. strikes inside the country' s tribal regions and seeks the drone technology, but refused by the United States.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王寒露)

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