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Entries in Datta Khel (3)

Friday
May062011

Drone Strike on Pakistan First Since Osama Bin Laden's Death

Stocktrek Images/Getty Images(PESHAWAR, Pakistan) -- The United States reportedly fired eight missiles on a compound and a car in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan on Friday, killing at least nine militants and injuring at least four others.

The drone attack, near the border with Afghanistan, is the first since a U.S. Navy SEALs team killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden Sunday in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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Tuesday
Mar082011

Pakistan: Drone Attacks Kill at Least Nine Militants

George Doyle/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) -- At least nine militants were killed in a pair of drone attacks in Pakistan on Tuesday.

The first, in the border region of Azam Warsak, South Waziristan, killed five, according to an initial report.

Shortly thereafter, two missiles were fired on a compound in Datta Khel, North Waziristan, killing four.

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Tuesday
Jan182011

Pakistan Militants Killed in Missile Attack

File photo. Photo Courtesy - U.S. Air Force(DATTA KHEL, Pakistan) -- A drone attack on a compound in northwest Pakistan killed at least four militants on Tuesday.

The fatalities were the result of two deadly missiles fired on the compound in Datta Khel, North Waziristan, according to initial reports.

No further information regarding the attack or the identities of those killed was immediately available.

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