Fourth Drone Strike This Week in Pak

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    US drones kill 6 'militants' in al Qaeda hub of Datta Khel

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    US Predators struck in Pakistan's tribal areas for the fourth time in five days, killing six "militants" in the Taliban stronghold of North Waziristan.
    The unmanned CIA operated Predators, or the more deadly Reapers fired a six missiles at a vehicle and a compound in the Datta Khel area in North Waziristan, according to Xinhua. AFP reported that the vehicle was the primary target and the compound was damaged in the attack.
    The identity of the six militants killed was not disclosed. "Armed Taliban arrived at the scene and removed the bodies," Xinhua reported.
    Today's strike is the fourth this week. The US launched two other attacks in South Waziristan and another in North Waziristan.
    read more:US drones kill 6 'militants' in al Qaeda hub of Datta Khel - The Long War Journal

    other three
    US Predators kill 5 Taliban commanders in South Waziristan strike - The Long War Journal
    US Predators kill 6 'militants' in North Waziristan strike - The Long War Journal
    US Predator strike kills 13 Pakistani Taliban fighters in South Waziristan - The Long War Journal
     
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