US bombs Pakistan —again

US drones killed 21 presumed Taliban militants in two separate strikes in Pakistan’s tribal region of North Waziristan on May 11. In the first strike, a drone fired 10 missiles at a vehicle and tents in Doga Maza Khel area of Datta Khel tehsil (administrative division), 50 kilometers west of Miranshah, killing 14. In the second attack, in Gurwak area of Shawaal tehsil, 70 kilometers from Miranshah, the drone fired two missiles at a vehicle and a house, killing seven. Ten drones were seen hovering over the area. (Daily Times, Pakistan, May 11)

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