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Kurram Agency 12/03/2009

TBIJ strike ID: Ob6

For the second time in a month, the CIA’s drones struck Kurram Agency. Multiple strikes on a ‘TTP compound’ killed at least 14 people.

Four or five missiles were fired in the strike, according to a record of drone strikes collected by the local political administration. The entire house, allegedly a Pakistan Taliban compound, caught fire according to one report and a mosque’s loudspeakers were used to warn local residents from approaching the compound for fear of more drone attacks.

References: BBC News, Dawn, Geo TV, Associated Press, Reuters, The News, New York Times, Long War Journal, Two Circles, Express Tribune, Pakistan Tribune, Long War Journal, Woodward/ Obama’s Wars, Bureau

14-26

Died

22

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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