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North Waziristan 03/07/2013

TBIJ strike ID: Ob320

Drones hit a house and a vehicle near Miranshah bazaar, killing at least 16 people in the bloodiest strike of the year.

Three weeks after the strike, unnamed US officials were at pains to explain how this strike fitted into a new, tighter targeting policy. They said the dead men were Haqqani militants plotting to attack the Ariana Hotel in Kabul. 

References: Daily Times, Dawn, Associated Press, AFP, PTI, Xinhua, The News, Associated Press, CNN, AFP, Reuters, Guardian, The News, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Xinhua, PTI, BBC,New York Times, NBC News, The News, The News Tribe, Dawn, Dawn, McClatchy, EFE,Pakistan Today, Express Tribune, Defense World, Dawn, Long War Journal, Dawn, Express Tribune, The News, Associated Press

16-18

Died

13

Named

Victims of this strike

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