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Pakistan won’t allow drones in Balochistan

Pakistan won’t allow drones in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said on Saturday it would not allow the US to conduct drone attacks against suspected Al Qaeda and Taliban militants in Balochistan.
“No request from the US has been received for drone attacks in Balochistan, but if such a request is made, we will never allow them (Americans) to carry out these strikes,” Foreign Office Spokesman Abdul Basit told Pakistan Today on Saturday.
A report published in the Washington Post on Friday said that the “US is seeking to

US drones kill nine militants in Waziristan

MIRANSHAH: US drone strikes targeted militant vehicles in North Waziristan Agency on Sunday, killing nine terrorists, security officials said. Two missiles were fired at a vehicle soon after it left a militant compound near Miranshah, a security official said.
“The attack blew up the vehicle and also damaged the compound. Five militants were killed, they had been inside the vehicle, which was destroyed in the attack,” the official said from Miranshah. Another official, in the

US drones kill 9 Taliban in North Waziristan

Two suspected US missile strikes have killed nine people in North Waziristan, intelligence and security officials said on Friday.
One strike on Friday evening in the town of Mohammad Khel killed four Taliban and a second in Datta Khel killed five, two officials said.
In the second strike, a US drone fired two missiles on a militant compound in Charkhel village, in the Dattakhel area, 25 kilometres west of Miranshah, security officials said.
One security official in