12 killed in pre-dawn drone attack in Miranshah

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Islamabad, Aug.21 (ANI): At least twelve people were killed in a suspected US drone strike in the Danday Darpa Khel area of Miranshah early morning today (Friday).

According to sources, US drones fired several missiles targeting a house in the region killing all the 12 people on the spot besides wounding many others.

Eyewitnesses said casualties may rise as more people are feared trapped inside the rubble.

Sources said that all victims belonged to Afghanistan.

Immediately after the strike there were reports of extremists carrying out synchronized attacks in the region in retaliation of the drone hit.

Militants attacked three check-posts situated near the Miranshah air force base, The News reported.

Officials have imposed an indefinite curfew in Miranshah and adjacent areas after the incident. (ANI)

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