Posts Tagged ‘North Waziristan’

Los Angeles Times, By Alex Rodriguez

23 April 2011

A U.S. missile strike killed at least 25 people Friday in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region, signaling that Washington’s use of drones against militants along the Afghan border will continue despite intensifying opposition from Pakistani leaders. (more…)

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Sun Oct 17, 2010 3:20AM
Two separate non-UN-sanctioned US strikes in Pakistan’s tribal region of North Waziristan have killed nine people and injured several others.

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ISLAMABAD, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) — At least six women, four girls and two men have been killed while eight others seriously injured during exchange of fire between security forces and the militants in northwest Pakistan Tuesday, local news agency reported. (more…)

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By Lehaz Ali – 23 hours ago

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) — Pakistani air strikes killed 19 suspected militants on Sunday, police and security officials said, in an ongoing bombardment aimed at shattering Taliban strongholds across the northwest. (more…)

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Roshan Khan

June 29, 2009

Clashes and air strikes killed at least 27 militants and five civilians as fighting surged Monday across Pakistan’s northwest tribal belt, a Taliban stronghold, officials said. (more…)

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By VOA News
29 June 2009

More than 50 people have been killed in fighting in western Pakistan, including 34 in clashes near the Afghan border where security forces are searching for the leader of the Pakistani Taliban. (more…)

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Published: June 30, 2009

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A powerful Taliban faction in a northwestern tribal region has said it is withdrawing from a peace deal with the government to protest continuing strikes by American drones, confronting the Pakistani military with a possible two-front campaign against militants, according to Pakistani news reports on Tuesday. (more…)

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