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Sat Dec 1, 2012, 04:05 PM

"Al Qaeda-linked" Yemeni among four Pakistan drone strike dead

Source: Reuters

"Al Qaeda-linked" Yemeni among four Pakistan drone strike dead

By Jibran Ahmed
PESHAWAR, Pakistan | Sat Dec 1, 2012 2:50pm EST

(Reuters) - A missile fired from a drone killed four people, including a Yemeni fighter linked to al-Qaeda, when it hit their car in northern Pakistan on Saturday evening, intelligence and tribal sources said.

The strike at Sheen Warsak village in South Waziristan followed another drone attack in the same area two days earlier.

A Yemeni fighter called Abdul Rehman, allied to al-Qaeda, was among the dead, government and intelligence sources said.

It is difficult for journalists to verify the casualties from drone strikes since the government forbids foreign journalists from travelling to the area without a military escort and the Taliban often seal off the sites of strikes.

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Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/01/us-pakistan-drone-strike-idUSBRE8B00CW20121201

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