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'Drone attacks kill 80% innocent people'

- October 17, 2012 - Updated 1910 PKT - From Web Edition

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Wednesday that the majority of those killed in drone attacks were innocent people.


According to Malik, only 20 percent of those killed in drone attacks were militants while the rest were innocent people.


Speaking to the media outside Parliament, Malik said there were 336 drone attacks conducted in Pakistan in which 2,300 people have been killed. He added that 96 cross border attacks were launched from Afghanistan.


When asked about an operation in North Waziristan, Malik claimed that no statements were made regarding this matter.

Reader Comments
minister malik, now you know. what are you going to do about it?

Is it necessary for him to speak on every issue when everyone knew that whatever he say its always the opposite that is true.

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