Suspected U.S. Missiles Hit Northwest Pakistan

Pakistani intelligence officials say suspected U.S. missiles have hit an alleged Taliban compound near the border with Afghanistan.

There was no immediate word on casualties. The U.S. has escalated its missile strikes on al-Qaida and Taliban targets in Pakistan's northwest in recent months, despite official Pakistani protests.

The strike Sunday occurred in South Waziristan, the stronghold of Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud.

Two intelligence officials confirmed the strike on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to media.


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  • by Anonymous on Mar 1, 2009 at 09:48 AM
    Point some of them babies toward Iran and Syria. The real "Mother of insurgents."
  • by YOURBAMA Location: yourbamashouse on Mar 1, 2009 at 09:20 AM
    WHY stop ?I say keep up the good work and lets do away with the Qaida.like gw bush said you're either with us or against us.and if Pakistan and Afghanistan wants some we sould be more then glad to give it to them. GO USA !
  • by Anonymous on Mar 1, 2009 at 09:16 AM
    Oh Boy, Here come the "Nukes."
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