Drone attack kills top militant in Pakistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 21:38

Islamabad: Saif Ullah, an Australian national and a key supporter of slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, has been killed in a US drone attack in northwest Pakistan, Xinhua reported.
The attack took place around 11.00 p.m. Tuesday in the Mirali area of Pakistan`s North Waziristan region, Xinhua said quoting Dunya TV.

Four missiles were fired at a militant hideout in the area, killing the 50-year-old top militant and three others.

IANS



First Published: Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 21:38

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