Two Commanders of the Pakistani Taliban Killed by US Drones
19 de marzo de 2017, 11:04Islamabad, Mar 19 (Prensa Latinos) Two commanders of the outlaw radical organization Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were killed in an attack by a US dron in tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, reported the media today.
The Dawn newspaper noted that an unmanned Pentagon plane fired several missiles into the car in which the radicals were traveling at the South Waziristan tribal agency.
The deceased were identified as Haroon Shuikhel Wazir and Azmat Mahsud, regional leaders of the TTP, the most active and most militant extremist formation in Pakistan.
This is the second attack by the US army on Pakistani soil this year, following the March 2 execution at the Kurram tribal agency in an incident that killed two others.
Since Afghanistan invasion in 2001, Washington has systematically bombed suspected Taliban positions and related groups in Pakistani territory bordering the other country, although their numbers have fallen over time.
These incursions resulted in hundreds of Pakistani civilian casualties and a strong rejection of the population of the tribal airs, an area where traditions are deeply rooted.
According to national media, although Islamabad publicly condemns such actions, especially when civilians die, considering that such acts violate the country's sovereignty and international law, it tacitly endorses those attacks.
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