Intel officials: US missiles kill 4 in NW Pakistan

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February 24, 2010 12:38

 
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Suspected US missiles killed four people Wednesday in an al-Qaida and Taliban stronghold in northwest Pakistan, intelligence officials said, amid signs of greater cooperation between Islamabad and Washington.

The three missiles hit a compound and a vehicle in Dargah Mandi area of North Waziristan tribal region.

The identities of the dead were not immediately clear, said intelligence officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to media. However, the area hit was a stronghold of the Haqqani network, an Afghan Taliban faction that is considered a major threat to US troops across the border in Afghanistan.

Authorities recently confirmed that another missile strike had killed Mohammad Haqqani, a son of the network's aging leader, Jalaluddin Haqqani.

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