Fresh US drone attack kills 16 in South WaziristanFebruary 14th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.14 (ANI): In a fresh US predator attack, 16 persons have been reported killed with several others injured in Ladha area of South Waizirstan.
According to The News, two rockets were launched by an unmanned US plane at a house, supposedly belonging to a Taliban commander, in Malik Khel in Ladha destroying it completely and killing 16 persons on the spot.
Bodies of six persons have been recovered from the rubble of the attacked house so far, and the search for more bodies are on.
Eight of the severely injured persons have been admitted to a local hospital, The News reports.
This was the third drone attack inside Pakistans territory after the change of authority in the United States and Barack Obama taking over the charge. (ANI)