Islamabad, Oct. 1 (Xinhua-ANI): At least three people were killed and two others injured in a U.S. drone strike launched Monday in Pakistan’s northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, reported local media.
Local TV channel Dunya quoted unidentified government sources as saying that U.S. drones fired four missiles at a vehicle suspected of carrying militants in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan early Monday morning.
Identities of the killed suspected militants are not known at this moment.
Monday’s U.S. drone strike is the 31st of its kind (counted on daily) in Pakistan since 2012. So far this year, at least 222 people have reportedly been killed in such strikes. (Xinhua-ANI)