3 women, 9 kids among 30 killed in Pakistan bombing, drone attack
At least 30 people, including three women and nine children, were killed in a US drone attack and a separate suicide bombing in troubled North Waziristan tribal district of Pakistan on Saturday. Three women and four children were among 13 killed by a US drone strike in Data Khel area of North Waziristan while another 17 people, including five children, were killed in a suicide bombing attempt on a convoy of Pakistan Army in the same region.
MIRANSHAH: Thirteen people were killed in US drone strike in Data Khel in Miranshah.
According to sources, US drone fired two missiles at a house of local Tariq Khan in Data Khel killing 13 people. Some foreigners including three women and 4 children were also reportedly killed in the attack.
The bodies have been recovered from the rubbles. This is the first drone attack in Data Khel.
MIRANSHAH: At least 17 civilians including five children were killed in a suicide attempt on the security forces at the Headquarters of North Waziristan here.
Sources said that Pakistan army convoy was on way from Bannu to Miranshah, when a suicide bomber attempted to ram his explosive-laden vehicle with the convoy, but the FC alert gunmen preventing the attack on convoy blew it up by firing, which unfortunately resulted in the death of 17 civilians including five children, while several were injured, as the spot of incident was crowded with people at that time besides the children were returning from the schools.
Following the blast, Miranshah Bazaar was shut down, while the security forces have besieged the area.