By Umar Daraz wazir
North Waziristan: 28-5-12,The strike targeted a militant vehicle in the Datta Khel district, 30 kilometres (18 miles) west of Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan. The drone had fired two missiles at a vehicle killing four militants, a security official and locals of the area said.
It was Monday’s second drone attack in the same area after a similar strike early in the morning killed seven militants in sub divition mirali.
Earlier on Monday, at least seven militants were killed when a US drone launched a missile attack in Mir Ali sub-division of North Waziristan Agency, security officials said.
The first attack took place between khushali and khaisoor village sub-division of Mir Ali when a US drone launched four missiles on under construction home. five militants, including foreigners were killed.
An eye witness stated that soon after the attack, militants surrounded the area and recovered bodies from the debris and shifted them to an undisclosed location.
In another drone attack, a missile was fired at a vehicle in Khushali about 5km west of Mir Ali Bazaar. Two militants were killed and the vehicle was completely destroyed in the attack.
A total of five attacks took place in north Waziristan agency from the last seven days.