25 killed in U.S. drone strike in Pakistan

16:41, March 17, 2011      

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The death toll has risen to 25 following a strike launched late Thursday morning by a U.S. drone in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, reported local Urdu TV channel ARY.

According to the report, the U.S. drone fired four missiles at a house located at a village in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, in which a group of people suspected to be militants were said to be holding a meeting inside.

Thursday's strike is the 23rd of its kind in Pakistan since 2011. Up to date, at least 132 people have reportedly been killed in such strikes.

Source: Xinhua

 
 
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