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Pakistan: 8 militants killed in reported US strike

• AP
The CIA is believed to be behind the more than 40 missile strikes to have hit suspected al-Qaida and Taliban targets over the last year close to the border region. American officials do not generally acknowledge the attacks, which are unpopular among many here.

A U.S. drone fired two missiles at a compound being used by suspected Taliban militants in a village near Mir Ali in North Waziristan, according to two intelligence officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to release the information.

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Comment by Lola Flores
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 8 militants killed, eh?  I wonder, how many civilians were massacred as well.  My bet is at least 100. 

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