10 killed in US drone attacks in Pakistan

February 16th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Ten people were killed in US drone attacks in Pakistan’s Kurram region, a media report said Monday.

US drones fired two rockets at suspected militant hideouts in Sarpal area in lower Kurram Agency. Ten people have been killed in the attack, Geo TV reported.

This was the first US drone attack in Kurram Agency. However, drones had made regular flights in these areas in the past.

Kurram tribal agency is located in the Federally Administered Tribal Area. It covers the scenic Kurram Valley in the northwestern part of Pakistan, neighbouring Afghanistan.

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