20 dead in Pakistan missile strike: state TV

At least 20 people were killed in a missile strike near the Afghan border on Sunday, state-run Pakistan Television said.

20 dead in Pakistan missile strike: state TV

Seven missiles were fired in the strike in the tribal area of South Waziristan, the television report said.

The report did not indicate where the missiles came from, but U.S.-led occupation forces based in neighboring Afghanistan have launched attacks inside the Pakistani border in the past.

The missiles were fired by an unmanned drone, local tribesman, Rahim Khan said.

At least two hit and destroyed the home of a local leader who goes by the single name Noorullah, Khan said.


Agencies

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