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US drone aircraft kills 6 in Pakistan's tribal region

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Islamabad, Oct 27, IRNA -- A US spy aircraft fired missiles into Pakistan’s insurgents-infested North Waziristan tribal region killing at least six people on Thursday, local media reported.

The drone aircraft fired six missiles at a double door wagon at Azam Warsak area of North Waziristan which left six suspected militants dead and four others injured, Express TV reported.

The death toll may rise as there were a large number of passengers present in the vehicle at the time of the strike.

The CIA operated a covert drone program which targeted suspected militants in countries like Pakistan.

It’s possibly the United States’ worst-kept secret even though it has opened up a debate about the legality of international state-sponsored killing of adversaries.

The United States is essentially deploying aerial robots to wage war along the inaccessible border region between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Drone “pilots” at CIA headquarters in Virginia move joy sticks around as they watch live video feeds of militants entering compounds, moving along winding mountain roads or planting bombs in northwest Pakistan, which President Barack Obama has called “the most dangerous place in the world”.

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Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 30633319



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