NORTH WAZIRISTAN – Two drones drones fired missiles at militant hideouts in northwest Pakistan killing at least seven militants, PakistanTribe learnt from international media reports.
According to International media reports US drones fired two missiles on militants hide-outs in North Waziristan today. Sources told that at least seven militants killed in both attacks.
Both air strikes took place in Pakistan’s remote North Waziristan region targeting Uzbek and Punjabi Taliban hideouts.
The attacks took place in the same area where the Pakistani army has been mounting an air-and-ground operation against Pakistani Taliban insurgents who are fighting against the government in order to set up an Islamic state ruled by sharia and Quranic law.
Earlier last week in Khyber Agency five Taliban militants were killed in a drone strike near Pak-Afghan border.
Sources reported that five Taliban militants were reported killed when a United States drone fired two missiles at Pak-Afghan border area of Kot.
It should be noted that the US continues its drone operations against terrorist organizations in North and South Waziristan tribal areas. Countless militants and civilian deaths have been reported since the US started the drone attacks in 2003.
Pakistan has stepped up operations against the Taliban in response to a Dec. 16 school massacre in which more than 130 children were killed, but details of its efforts are sketchy as independent journalists are not allowed in North Waziristan.
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