Sunday, July 28, 2013

5-8 people killed

Country: Pakistan
Location: Shawal, North Waziristan
Deaths: 5-8 people
Bureau Summary: A drone fired missiles at a home in the Shawal Valley, killing at least five alleged militants, with some reports suggesting eight had died. News reports carried different, apparently contradictory narratives of the strike. Locals told NBC the drone struck as a group gathered for Iftar dinner - the breaking of the fast that takes place each night during Ramadan.'The militants, including Arab fighters, were having an Iftar dinner in the compound when the drone fired two missiles. Later, an hour after the drone had disappeared, a group of militants arrived and started pulling out bodies,' (Read more)

Made by @joshbegley. Data from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.