May 10th, 2011
10:54 AM ET

Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 3 in Pakistan, officials say

A suspected U.S. drone strike killed three alleged militants in Pakistan's tribal region Tuesday, intelligence officials in Pakistan said.

The suspected drone fired two missiles on a vehicle believed to be carrying militants in the area of Angoor Adda of South Waziristan, one of the seven districts of Pakistan's volatile tribal region bordering Afghanistan, two intelligence officials said.

It was the 22nd suspected U.S. drone strike in Pakistan this year, compared with 111 in all of 2010, according to a CNN count.

The intelligence officials asked not be named because they were not authorized to speak to the media.

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  1. salerno

    I am an US tax payer born in Europe. I think Pamiri is not a real Afghan like Bangash is as he does not care the civilian casualties caused in Afghanistan by US bombing.

    May 11, 2011 at 9:25 am | Report abuse |
    • NucularInternets

      It would honestly be the most hilarious thing if all of your tax money went to the Defense Department.

      May 11, 2011 at 9:48 pm | Report abuse |
      • Mikey

        FABULOUS! GOOD riposte!

        May 11, 2011 at 9:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • salerno

      Not all, but 60% is going to the military arguing from the financial press. I would prefer they being used for civilian purposes and to improve the life of the ALL american people.

      May 12, 2011 at 4:01 am | Report abuse |
    • pamiri

      For sure, I can say that you are not US taxpayer, you are a man who is doing lobbying for Taliban Alqaeda and who is defaming Islam and who has no respect to other religions, you could be Pakistani or you could be from border of PAK_AFG, understood

      from Kabul

      May 12, 2011 at 6:45 am | Report abuse |
      • salerno

        Pamiri – you are a useless PARASITE like the US soldiers and CIA agents paid with my and other people's money for doing an evil and criminal job. You know nothing about me, idiot.

        May 12, 2011 at 8:24 am | Report abuse |
    • Paul

      If a radical Muslim wants to behead me for being a Christian I pray that God will give me the grace to show him the love of Jesus before I die.

      May 12, 2011 at 3:11 pm | Report abuse |
      • salerno

        Paul – you are a radical christian. I suggest you to save your life instead of praying.

        May 12, 2011 at 3:53 pm | Report abuse |
  2. pamiri

    Salerno, is some one could be Pakistani or Pashkhton from border of PAK_AFG, as he is posting, it shows his moral and his habit well

    May 11, 2011 at 6:56 am | Report abuse |
  3. Riza Afghan

    USA should cut all AID and kick all terrorists from Afghanistan (seems no terrorist left in Afghanistan anymore, all are living in Pakistan for the past 7 years now ) then Pakistan will not have any $ and that's the end of Terrorists.

    Terrorists are only running for $, if no $ from USA and no $ from Afghan Drug then they are dead 😀



    May 10, 2011 at 7:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • salerno

      Riza – Unfortunately USA will continue to give aid to Pakistan as they are allies in the fight against AlQaeda.

      May 10, 2011 at 8:59 pm | Report abuse |
  4. pamiri

    You Paksitanis and border men have gotten very good dignity for Afghanistan, your are the killer of people in Afghanistan and region, and also without smuggling, opium poppy selling, and having of two face you do not know anything else, now is the time you to be judged by the usa drones, you Pakistanis get ready with your slave in Afghanistan to do suicide bombing on each other of yourselves

    May 10, 2011 at 1:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • salerno

      They are not Pakistani, they are afghans refugees in Pakistan.

      May 10, 2011 at 4:21 pm | Report abuse |
      • Napoli

        AKA – fleeing terrorists???

        May 10, 2011 at 7:37 pm | Report abuse |
      • salerno

        Napoli – You are laughable. You bomb and invade a country and when they fight back you call them terrorists. IT IS NORMAL THEY SHOT AT YOU. In Iraq the same thing happened.

        May 11, 2011 at 3:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • .

      Are you competent to make an actual pint without loading it with insults and slander? Do you think your posts are read much? Self righteous ass.

      May 10, 2011 at 5:56 pm | Report abuse |
  5. pamiri

    more drone needs to be made on PK to clean them and bring them on the hunaity direction

    May 10, 2011 at 12:12 pm | Report abuse |
  6. American Soldier

    More right-wing bravado about those murderous drones killing people. How would these creeps feel if they were on the receving end? No matter,the whole thing is as disgusting as it can be!!!

    May 10, 2011 at 11:34 am | Report abuse |
    • !

      go insult everyone on Al Jazeera. You are not qualified to post here.

      May 10, 2011 at 6:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • Hamilton

      Do you have the intellectual capacity to discuss anything? Really discuss and explore new ideas? Throwing insults around is NOT a discussion.

      If you think we are all so hopeless go somewhere else where they "discuss" things the way you do.

      May 10, 2011 at 8:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • salerno

      Hamilton- it is impossible to discuss with you. Not everyone is available to move down to your level.

      May 12, 2011 at 4:03 am | Report abuse |
    • MicheleG

      A predictable evasion made by the incompetent and corrupt. This kind of insult is how those who cannot actually think and debate try to be poseurs, and therefore make the rest of us capitulate to their self imposed superiority.

      They dump this kind of thing out rather than attempt thoughtful answers or make salient points about current events under scrutiny. They just can't do it, so they throw insults around and degrade the entire forum.

      May 12, 2011 at 8:28 pm | Report abuse |