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North Waziristan 15/06/2011

TBIJ strike ID: Ob221

Five or six civilians were killed in a botched drone strike on a moving vehicle driven by a government employee.

One of the dead was the grandson of a tribal elder who had fled the Taliban with his family. A pharmacist and a student were also among the dead. They had left Miranshah that evening and were on their way to Spalga.

Picture credit THIR KHAN/AFP/Getty Images

References: PakTribune, Dawn, The News, CNN, Boston.com, AFP, BBC News, Dawn, SATP, Reprieve, Stanford/NYU Living Under Drones, Bureau (civilian investigation), Bureau (civilian data)





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