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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

US missiles kill up to 18 Pakistani Taliban

Hell Yeah, that's the way to do that.

Maybe next time the record can be broken for the deadliest missile strike.(21)

A major salvo of US missiles on Wednesday destroyed a Pakistani Taliban base on the Afghan border, killing up to 18 militants including possible Al-Qaeda fighters, local officials said.
Five US drones fired up to 10 missiles into a sprawling compound in the Baber Ghar area of South Waziristan, killing 15 to 18 fighters in the deadliest such American strike in three months, the Pakistani officials said...

An official in Wana, the main town of South Waziristan, confirmed that a base of Pakistan's umbrella Taliban faction, Tehreek-e-Taliban, was destroyed and said there were reports that "some foreigners" were also killed...

Wednesday's strike was the 63rd so far this year, according to an AFP tally.

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