Drones kill 6 Uzbek militants in N Waziristan

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 16:27

Peshawar: A US drone which fired six missiles killed at least six Uzbek militants in the Khushhali Turikhel village in North Waziristan, a security official has said.

According to the official, the six Uzbek militants were visiting a spring for leisure when they came under attack, reports The Express Tribune.

Earlier, around 12 suspected militants were killed in Shawal Tehsil of North Waziristan Agency when a drone fired at least six missiles at a compound used as a training centre by militants. The strike was the first recorded one in the month of Ramzan.
The area of Shawal is considered to be a stronghold of militant warlord Hafiz Gulbahadur.


First Published: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 12:24
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