US launches 2 drone strikes in Pakistan, breaks 6-month lull

June 12, 2014
Dangerous Places
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“The US killed 16 jihadists, including four Uzbeks, in two drone strikes in Pakistan’s tribal areas. The strikes ended a six-month pause in Pakistan. In the first strike, the unmanned Predators or the more deadly Reapers fired several missiles at a compound and a vehicle in the village of Darga Mandi in Pakistan’s Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan, Dawn reported. The village is just outside of Miramshah, the home of the Haqqani Network, a Taliban subgroup that is closely tied to al Qaeda. Four ‘Uzbeks,’ likely from the al Qaeda-allied Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, and two members of the Movement of the Taliban in Punjab were reported to have been killed in today’s strike.”

Source: US launches 2 drone strikes in Pakistan, breaks 6-month lull – The Long War Journal

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