A project tracking drone
deaths in Pakistan

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North Waziristan 21/05/2010

TBIJ strike ID: Ob94

Drones killed senior militants and several civilians in an attack on a vehicle convoy that also destroyed nearby buildings. 

Two mothers and their young children were among the dead. A scrap of shrapnel found at the scene was later linked to a Hellfire missile.

Picture copyright THIR KHAN/AFP/Getty Images

References: The Atlantic, Dawn, Geo TV, IANS, CNN, CNN, Xinhua, Defence Viewpoints, Xinhua, AFP, Reuters, Long War Journal, Associated Press, The Guardian, New York Times, AP, Dawn, Long War Journal, Salon, The News, ABC News, Bureau





No victims identified

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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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