Pakistan missile strike kills eight: officials
AFP ^ | 20 Aug | Unknown

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) Missiles fired from Afghanistan hit a militant hideout in Pakistan's tribal belt Wednesday, killing at least eight people including some foreign extremists, security officials said.

The strike in the South Waziristan region was the first since key US ally Pervez Musharraf resigned as president on Monday and left Pakistan's recently elected government in charge of tackling the militants.

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