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US drone kills 3 militants in Pakistan-residents

A pilotless US drone aircraft fired a missile in Pakistan’s South Waziristan region on the Afghan border on Wednesday, killing three militants, a Pakistani intelligence official and residents said.

world Updated: Apr 08, 2009 19:01 IST
Reuters

A pilotless US drone aircraft fired a missile in Pakistan’s South Waziristan region on the Afghan border on Wednesday, killing three militants, a Pakistani intelligence official and residents said.

“The drone was flying very low and as soon as militants in a truck opened fired at it, a missile was fired that hit the vehicle and killed three militants,” a resident told Reuters.

First Published: Apr 08, 2009 19:00 IST