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North Waziristan 29/01/2008

TBIJ strike ID: B12

Both civilians and senior militants died in this strike, which targeted a number of them as they met.

The drones came at 1.15am targeting an ‘Al Qaeda summit’ held in Madad Khan (or Abdul Sattar)’s house. This was later claimed to be the first time the CIA did not seek Pakistani approval before a strike.

More information on this strike.

References: Long War Journal, (PDF) International Centre for Political Violence & Terrorism Research, Washington Post, Dawn, Wikipedia, Economist, Adnkronos, Asia Times, Asia Times, AFP, Associated Press, Financial Times, SATP,  Info Wars, South Asia Analysis (archived), South Asia Analysis (archived), ABC News, Stanford/NYU – Living Under Drones, The News, CNN, Associated Press, The News, Bureau





No victims identified

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CIA drone strikes have killed over 2,500 people in Pakistan; many are described as militants, but some are civilians. This is a record of those who have died in these attacks.

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