NWA drone attack death toll rises to 27.
- For the capital of North Waziristan in Pakistan, see Miranshah.
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drone attack in North Waziristan North Waziristan (Urdu: شمالی وزیرستان) is the northern part of Waziristan, a mountainous region of northwest Pakistan, bordering Afghanistan and covering some 11 585 km² (4,473 mi²). tribal region on Saturday has reached
to 27. According to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. sources, US drone fired two missiles at a madarssah
and a vehicle in Khesoor area in Mir Ali Mir Ali is a town in Pakistan (North Waziristan). In October 2007, a battle killed 175 near the town. See also
sub division, killing 27 people
and injuring several others. Several persons were trapped under the
debris of the madarssah building after the attack. Local people started
relief operations after the attack. Tribal sources claimed more
casualties and said that several of the wounded were in critical
condition. Security forces sources told Private TV Channel the attack
killed six fighters, two of them of foreign origin, and wounded several
others. It was third such attack this month. This week, eight people
were killed in a similar attack in neighbouring South Waziristan. The
United States began stepping up drone attacks in Pakistan last year.
There has been no let-up since President Barack Obama's
administration took office in January, despite complaints from the
Pakistani government. The United States has carried out about 40 drone
air strikes since the beginning of last year, most since September,
killing more than 320 people, Private TV Channel reported Pakistan says
the drones violate its sovereignty and undermine efforts to deal with
militancy because they inflame public anger and bolster militant
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