Islamabad: US drones targeted two compounds in the restive South Waziristan tribal region in Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 10 suspected militants.
The drones fired four missiles at the compounds in Karikot and Doogh areas near Wana, the main town in South Waziristan Agency, TV news channels quoted officials as saying.
The men killed in the strikes were believed to be members of the Taliban faction headed by Mullah Nazir, whose men frequently carry out cross-border attacks on US and foreign forces in Afghanistan.
Drones continued to hover over the area after the strikes....more
07:37 PM, Jun 15, 2011