U.S. drones hit Pakistan for the third straight day

By Dashiell Bennett

June 4, 2012

American drones have killed 27 people in northern Pakistan over the last three days as the unmanned aerial attacks show no signs of slowing down. The latest strike killed 15 people on Monday, after a suspected hideout for militant fighters was hit in North Waziristan. According to the BBC, a missile killed three people at a compound in Hesokhel, before a second missile struck 12 more who arrived on the scene later.

American officials have actually increased the use of unmanned drones even as many Pakistanis are calling for their country to sever ties with the U.S. 

Read more at The Atlantic Wire.

By Dashiell Bennett

June 4, 2012

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