Eight killed in U.S. drone strike in Pak’s South Waziristan

May 9th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, May 9 (ANI): At least eight persons were killed and seven others injured in a suspected U.S. drone strike at Sararogha area in South Waziristan Agency (SWA) on Saturday, The News reported.

According to sources the U.S. Predator drone aircrafts targeted a house and madrassa in the region firing four missiles, which destroyed both the buildings completely.

“I can confirm a missile strike at a compound at Tabbi Langar Khel,” a security official said.

However, he did not confirmed reports about the casualties.

This was the fourth such type of drone attack in the region in less than a month. (ANI)

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