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Drone Strike Made On Eve Of U.S. Commander's Visit

June 27 2012


A U.S. drone strike in northwest Pakistan has killed at least four suspected militants, reports CNN.

The strike on Tuesday night targeted a militant compound in the village of Shawal in North Waziristan, said local government and military officials.

Gen. John Allen, the American commander in Afghanistan, plans to visit Pakistan on Wednesday. Such strikes have been controversial in Pakistan.

Allen is scheduled to meet with Pakistani Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, the army chief...

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