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U.S. Drone Reportedly Kills Thirty People In Pakistan

Sources said there was a camp of Afghan Commander Bahram Khan Kochi in Sarpal area. US drones continued patrolling in the area after the attack.

Map showing Kurram, Pakistan
Map showing Kurram in the center of Pakistan near the Afghanistan border. Photo: afghanistanica.files.wordpress.com

(PARACHINAR, Pakistan) - At least 30 persons were killed and three were wounded in US drone attack in Surkh Pull area in Kurram tribal Agency, a foreign news agency reported.

According to reports, four US drones fired four missiles at suspected hideouts of militants in Sarpal area of tehsil Sadda of lower Kurram. Intially, 15 people were killed in the attack.

Many bodies were trapped under the rubble and 30 bodies have been recovered so far. Several people sustained injuries in the attack.

Sources said there was a camp of Afghan Commander Bahram Khan Kochi in Sarpal area. US drones continued patrolling in the area after the attack.

This was the first US drone attack in Kurram Agency, however, drones made regular flights in these areas in the past.

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Special thanks to the Pak Tribune

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December 13, 2011 12:19 am (Pacific time)

hey any one


Anonymous February 19, 2009 7:30 am (Pacific time)

they hate us because we are free... yeah..right.


Vic February 19, 2009 7:17 am (Pacific time)

Change, eh??? So much for that idea. The murder continues.....


Anonymous February 18, 2009 9:36 pm (Pacific time)

Oh no, not under Barak Hussain Obama! I'm sure he did not know anything about this.

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