MIRANSHAH: At least four people were killed and two others injured when a US drone fired missiles on a house in North Waziristan Agency, reports said on Tuesday.
The sources said that the unmanned plane fired two missiles on a house in Shawal area of the agency. “Fear prevailed in the area as more drones were still flying in the air,” they added.
Drone strikes have become a regular tactic of United States to target North Waziristan a safe heaven for the militants to launch attacks against US led coalition forces in Afghanistan.
It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan’s Parliament have passed a resolution which demanded United State (US) to halt drone strikes inside Pakistani territory as it is violation of International law.
Human rights activists have also condemned drone strikes for the high number of civilian casualties. The Obama administration claims drones are important in taking out al Qaeda linked militants.
Clerics in North and South Waziristan, in protest against the drone strikes, had announced of boycotting polio vaccination campaigns in the areas.