Sunday, October 12, 2008

U.S. Missiles Kill Eleven al Qaeda and Militants in Pakistan This Week

See Reuters Saturday, October 11, 2008 Five killed in U.S. missile attack in Pakistan at by Haji Mujtaba

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (Reuters) –
■ “Suspected U.S. drones fired two missile on Saturday into a Pakistani region regarded as an al Qaeda and Taliban safe haven, killing at least five militants”
■ “It was the second such attack in North Waziristan tribal region on the Afghan border this week.”
■ “five militants were killed in the attack on a house in a shanty neighborhood known as Machis Colony. There were foreigners also among those killed and their number and nationality had not yet been ascertained”
■ “the drones had been flying over Miranshah for hours and tribesmen also fired shots in the air before they struck.”
■ “Six people, including three Arab fighters linked to al Qaeda, were killed in a similar attack near Miranshah on Thursday night.”
■ “Since the start of September the United States has carried out at least ten missile attacks and a commando raid on militant targets in Pakistan's tribal areas.”


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