Pak condemns latest US drone strike killing six in N Waziristan

Islamabad, July 29 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Office has condemned the US drone strike that killed six people in North Waziristan tribal region on Sunday.

The strike is the fourth since Nawaz Sharif assumed office as Prime Minister.

According to Dawn News, the statement issued by the Pakistani government strongly condemned the US drone strike that took place in Shawal area in North Waziristan.

The Foreign Office statement further said that the government consistently maintained that drone strikes were counter-productive and led to loss of innocent civilian lives.

A 12-page summary report titled Details of Attacks by Nato Forces/Predators in FATA revealed that out of the total 746 people listed as killed in the drone strikes between 2006 and 2009, 147 were civilians, the report added. (ANI)

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