US strikes kill 8 mil­i­tants

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

A US drone strike killed at least eight sus­pected mil­i­tants in Pak­istan’s restive tribal belt yes­ter­day, of­fi­cials said. The un­manned air­craft hit a com­pound in Kund Sar vil­lage, 60km south of Miranshah, the main town in the North Waziris­tan tribal re­gion that bor­ders Afghanistan. The strike came a day after Pak­istani jet fight­ers killed 20 sus­pected mem­bers of the Haqqani net­work, which is ac­cused of some of the blood­i­est at­tacks in Afghanistan

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