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Drone attacks report: Drone Strike in Pakistan on Sunday

The site of a US killer drone attack in North Waziristan, Pakistan Two people have been killed in a US assassination drone strike in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region of North Waziristan. According to local media reports, the attack was carried out on Sunday when the killer drone fired two missiles at a house in Muhammad Khel village of Tehsil Boya area in North Waziristan. Pakistan’s tribal regions are attacked by the US drones almost regularly, with Washington claiming that militants are the targets. However, casualty figures clearly indicate that civilians are the main victims. The killing of Pakistani civilians, including women and children, has strained relations between Islamabad and Washington. On January 7, eight people were killed in similar attacks in the village of Haiderkhel in the Miranshah district of North Waziristan. Sixteen people were also killed in a killer drone strike on South Waziristan the previous day.     On January 22, Pakistani Foreign Minister Hin