U.S. missile strike kills 8 in Pakistan
A US missile strike killed eight Islamist militants were killed by a US unmanned missile strike this morning in northwest Pakistan. The attack followed a bomb blast that killed three policemen.
The U.S. has carried out 46 attacks with its drones in northwest Pakistan as US Forces face an intensified Taliban insurgency.
Eight Islamist militants were killed in a U.S. missile strike in northwest Pakistan on Friday, officials said, after three policemen were killed in a bomb blast.
The attack came shortly before the director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which oversees the drone strikes, met government leaders in Islamabad for talks that covered U.S. strategy in neighboring Afghanistan.
The United States has carried out 46 attacks with its pilotless, missile-firing aircraft in northwest Pakistan this year as its forces in Afghanistan have faced an intensifying Taliban insurgency.
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