April 29, 2009 / 3:09 PM / 9 years ago

U.S. drone fires missile in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A pilotless U.S. drone fired a missile into Pakistan’s South Waziristan, a major sanctuary for al Qaeda and the Taliban, on Wednesday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties, intelligence officials said.

A pilotless U.S. drone fired a missile into Pakistan's South Waziristan, a major sanctuary for al Qaeda and the Taliban, on Wednesday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties, intelligence officials said. REUTERS/Graphics

“One missile was fired. People are rushing toward the area but we don’t know about casualties,” an intelligence official told Reuters by telephone from the region.

Reporting by Alamgir Bitani, Writing by Zeeshan Haider; Editing by Sugita Katyal

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