A project tracking drone
deaths in Pakistan

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North Waziristan 22/11/2008

TBIJ strike ID: B42

A British and an Egyptian al Qaeda militant were killed by CIA drones, along with two locals.

Drones destroyed the house of Khaliq Noor. The strike sparked debate about the extent to which British intelligence was complicit in US drone strikes.

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References: CNN, The Times (paywall), BBC, The Nation, PTV, The Telegraph, Dawn, Long War Journal, Geo TV, Independent, The Times (paywall), Daily Mail, Westpoint Counter Terrorism Center, Financial Times, The Guardian, New York Times, Birmingham Mail, Long War Journal, The News, The News, Alqamar (Urdu), Bureau

4-6

Died

2

Named

No victims identified

About the project

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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