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North Waziristan 07/06/2013

TBIJ strike ID: Ob319

At least seven alleged militants, including a ‘key’ Taliban commander, died when drones hit a house in a night-time strike.

Reports cited leaked intelligence intercepts showing that the dead were ‘planning to cross into Afghanistan’. Another report said a vehicle arrived at the house from Afghanistan when the drones hit.

References: Associated Press, BBC, BBC, AFP, Dawn, Reuters, Associated Press, KUNA, Frontier Post, New York Times, Washington Post, Long War Journal, Geo TV, The Nation, Xinhua, Khaama Press, The News Tribe, Associated Press, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,Dawn, Long War Journal, Express Tribune, The News International, Express Tribune

7-11

Died

12

Named

Victims of this strike

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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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