ISLAMABAD, June 7 (KUNA) -- At least six militants were killed in a US
drone strike on a compound in north Waziristan tribal area, northern Pakistan,
bordering Afghanistan on Friday.
According to media reports, two missiles were fired by an unmanned aircraft
at a compound in Shawal area of North Waziristan killing at least six
Pakistan security forces have been carrying operation in North Waziristan
against the militants for years. According to some media reports there is
possibility of hitting of "some high value target" in the drone strike.
Pakistan has condemned the drone strikes in its territory several times and
considered it as the violation of the sovereignty of the country. This is the
first drone strike since the newly elected Nawaz Sharif was sworn in as prime
minister this week. (end)
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