Latest strike: November 17 2011 – Ob257

A ground creman walks in front of a US Air Force Reaper as it sits on the tarmac in the desert lanscape of an air base in Afghanistan

Ob257 – November 17 2011
♦ 7-9 total killed
♦ 3 people reported injured
In the third strike in as many days, CIA drones attacked a compound in North Waziristan, killing up to seven and injuring three, according to local officials.

Location: Shawal, North Waziristan
References: AFP, News Tribe, AP, Voice of America, Long War Journal, The Nation, CNN, Dawn

Related article: Analysis: Is CIA resuming strategy of attacking High Value Targets with drones? 

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