Pakistan missile strike kills 16 in tribal areas

March 16th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by admin  

Peshawar, Mar 16 (ANI): At least 16 people were killed and seven others injured in a missile attack in the troubled tribal areas of Pakistan.

The residents of the area said they heard several blasts after missiles fired from an unknown site hit a residential compound in a village in South Waziristan.

They also said that foreigners having link with the Taliban and al-Qaeda extremists were believed to be staying at the compound near Wana.

Militants have cordoned the blast site and are taking out bodies from the rubble, a local tribesman told a foreign news agency. (ANI)

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