Posts Tagged ‘U.S. drones’

March 31, 2011

Families of those Pakistani tribesmen who were killed and injured in March in U.S. drone strike Thursday refused to accept the government’s compensation and demanded halt to the American drone strikes in the region, Xinhua reported.

The government had announced 300,000 rupees (about 3,530 US dollars) each for those killed and 100,000 rupees for the injured.

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March 26, 2011

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (AFP) – Pakistan will pay compensation to the families of 39 people who died in a US drone strike on a northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan, an official said Saturday. (more…)

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MIRANSHAH, Pakistan – Suspected U.S. drones fired missiles into a Pakistani tribal region on Friday, killing 12 people, including five foreigners, in an area known as a stronghold of Pakistani Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud. (more…)

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