Missile attack kills four in PakistanNovember 19th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (Xinhua) At least four people were killed in a missile attack in northwestern Pakistan Wednesday, reported Geo TV. Unidentified militants fired a missile in Andi Khel area of Bannu district in North West Frontier Province (NWFP), killing four people and injuring several, said the report.
The injured were shifted to a hospital. Security forces cordoned off the area after the incident. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Dawn News channel added that the missile attack was launched from a United States drone.
Pakistan’s tribal areas have witnessed cross-border missile attacks conducted by suspected US drones.
Pakistani government has repeatedly protested the missile strikes in its territory and demanded a halt to such attacks.