12 die in drone attack, ex-minister's house blown up in Pakistan
At least 12 militants were reported kiled and several others injured as a US drone fired missiles at a suspeced hideout of militants in Pakistan's Orakzai tribal district on Wednesday.
ORAKZAI AGENCY: Twelve militants have been killed and several injured in US drone attack on militants’ hideout in Orakzai Agency on Wednesday.
According to sources, US drone fired missiles on suspect hideout of militants in Khadzai area.
At least 12 people have been killed and as many wounded in the attack. A huge blast creates panic among local residents.
Separately, militants first seized the house of a former Pakistani minister in Bahrain town of troubled Swat region of the country and later blew it up with explosives. However, no loss of life was reported as there only two servants of Amir Muqam at the house and were forced by militants to flee before the house was blown up.
PESHAWAR: Armed Taliban blown up house of Ex-Federal Minister Ameer Muqam.
Earlier, gunmen seized the house of Ameer Muqam in Bahrain, which was later blown up with explosives.
According to sources, Ameer Muqam and his family members were not present in the house when gunmen stormed the house, however, two servants of Ameer Muqam were forced to flee from the scene by armed men.
Ameer Muqam said it was a group of 60 to 70 local Taliban. He said restoration of peace in Swat seems difficult as gunmen are now started grabbing houses. Ex minister said he will discuss the issue with local administration.