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Three killed in drone attack in SWA

October 15, 2011 - Updated 939 PKT
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WANA: A US drone fired multiple missiles on a house located at a place called Bagar in Tehsin Barmal of South Waziristan Agency killing three persons, Geo News reported Saturday.


According to agency sources, the US drones hit nine missiles at a house in Tehsil Barmal early Saturday morning that killed three persons and injured seven others. The death toll is expected to rise.


Sources said that the victims belonged to local commander Mullah Nazir group of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).


This is the fourth attack in past three days against Taliban hotbeds in Waziristan agencies.


In an earlier such attack in North Waziristan, the US officials claimed to kill a key commander belonging to Haqqani network.

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