U.S. drone attack kills 4 militants in Pakistan's tribal area

11:40, August 22, 2010      

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At least four militants were killed Saturday as a U.S. drone fired missiles into northwest Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal area, local TV channels reported.

According to the reports, the U.S. pilotless fighter fired three missiles at a village near Mirali in North Waziristan on Saturday evening.

Initial reports said that the drone strikes killed four suspected militants and injured some others and one of the missiles hit a house of a tribal man.

The U.S. drone strikes, which came at a time when Pakistan is fighting against the country's worst floods in 80 years, could seriously hurt the feelings of the Pakistani people as many of the people killed in the past drone attacks are reportedly innocent civilians, local media said.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王千原雪)

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