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Top Jihadist Ilyas Kashmiri, al Qaeda’s “military brain” Killed in Drone Strike in Pakistan

A man described by counterterrorism officials as al Qaeda’s “military brain,” Ilyas Kashmiri, was killed in a drone strike Friday night in Pakistan at 11:15 p.m. Friday. The US drone attack targeted a compound in the Ghwakhwa area of South Waziristan, a Taliban stronghold. The statement came from Harakat-ul-Jihad-Islami spokesman Abu Hanzla Kashar. Ilyas Kashmiri […]

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US drone targets Hakimullah Mehsud in South Waziristan, Kills 12

UPDATE: Hakimullah Mehsud was not killed in a U.S. drone attack on Thursday. THU JAN 14 2010 — Pre-dawn attack U.S. drone attack in Shaktoi area triggered rumours that Hakimullah Mehsud, the chief of the banned Tahrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, had been killed. Two missiles had hit the house of Fazal Mehsud alias Uqabi in the area […]

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U.S. Drone Fires 2 Missiles in North Waziristan, Kills at Least 4 Militants

A U.S. drone killed four militants Sunday after it fired two missiles into a compound in Miranshah, located in a lawless tribal region of North Waziristan in northwest Pakistan. The drone was the sixth attack in the area since the new year 2010. SOURCE: Chinaview Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 4 in Pakistan Wikipedia: Miranshah […]

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U.S. Drones Fire into Village of Sanzalai, Pakistan Up to 20-25 Killed

Deadliest UAV missile strike since the suicide bombing at FOB Chapman in Afghanistan that killed eight people — including seven CIA agents: 20 to 25 killed in the Village of Sanzalai, Pakistan where a base is located for the Taliban network run by Sirajuddin Haqqani. The area borders Paktika Province in Afghanistan. Wikipedia: Wikipedia: Miranshah […]

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