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Bombed Officials: Drones Kill 8 Militants Ishtiaq Mahsud/AP

Officials: Drones Kill 8 Militants

Anonymous Pakistani officials have reported that at least eight suspected militants, one believed to be an al Qaeda operative, are dead after American drones hit a compound near the Afghan border. They were located in the North Waziristan tribal area in a town called Mir Ali. The U.S. drone program is controversial in Pakistan, where it's viewed as an infringement on their sovereignty.

January 7, 2013 10:40 PM