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US drones kill 25 militants in Pakistan: Taliban

At least 25 al Qaeda-linked militants, mostly Uzbeks, were killed in a missile strike by US drones in Pakistan's South Waziristan region on the Afghan border on Saturday, a senior Taliban official said.

world Updated: Feb 15, 2009 14:58 IST
Reuters

At least 25 al Qaeda-linked militants, mostly Uzbeks, were killed in a missile strike by US drones in Pakistan's South Waziristan region on the Afghan border on Saturday, a senior Taliban official said.

"Our people have informed us that at least 25 people were killed. It could be more. Most of them are Uzbek mujahideen," the official told Reuters.

First Published: Feb 14, 2009 12:24 IST