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North Waziristan 08/09/2008

TBIJ strike ID: B26

CIA drones attacked the home of the leader of the Haqqani network, killing senior al Qaeda operatives and a lot of women and children.

The US destroyed Jalaluddin Haqqani’s family home, guest house and madrasa, killing several al Qaeda militants. Numerous children and female relatives of Haqqani were also killed. The attack was meant to show the Haqqani clan ‘we will hit them anywhere’, according to an anonymous US military intelligence official.

More information on this strike.

References: CNN, Dawn, AllVoices, New York Times, Al Jazeera, SATP, The News, Reuters, US secret intelligence report, Long War Journal, The News, The News, Guardian, McClatchy, Bureau





No victims identified

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