U.S. drone attack kills 7 in North Waziristan

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 5:24:00 by

An American unmanned aircraft fired missiles into North Waziristan tribal region on Sunday and killed at least seven people, security officials said.  

U.S. drones fired four missiles on two houses in Shawal area of North Waziristan, bordering Afghanistan.

There was no immediate information about identity of those killed.

Residents said that the houses were destroyed in the strike in the afternoon.

The US has carried out 19 strikes mostly in North Waziristan this year, killing over 100 people.

A senior leader of the Haqqani Network, Mulla Sangeen was killed in a US strike this month along with five other people.

Officials say Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will raise the issue of the drone strikes in his UN speech this month.

The Prime Minister Sunday left for the UN General Assembly session and he is scheduled to address the session on September 27.


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