Reports reaching here from Miran Shah the headquarters of North Waziristan agency said the notorious US drone or the pilotless planes, which have been on the killing spree in Pakistani northern belt for the last couple of years, targeted a compound in Essori village of Tehsil Mir Ali some 25 kilometers east of Miran Shah with hell fire missiles razing the compound to ground.
“The American planes fired at least two missiles at a house around 9.30 PM when people were offering prayers playing hell in the vicinity as the people busy in Traveeh prayers in the area were harassed and gone panicky by the attack”. Residents said adding as many as 12 people were reported killed and at least two more received serious injuries. The locals, as the reports said, rushed to the site of the missile attack amid fear and retrieved the dead bodies from the rubble.
The intelligence officials confirming the incident said they have the reports that a dozen people were killed in the attack and the death toll may rise adding the Taliban commander Amir Moawia was also killed in the Saturday’s fresh attack.
The predator planes went for the adventurism in the holy month of Ramazan when the faithfuls are fasting though this time they struck in Waziristan after a relative pause.