December 28th, 2012
09:12 AM ET

Drone strike kills 4, Pakistani sources say

A drone strike killed four militants in North Waziristan, one of the seven districts of Pakistan's volatile tribal region bordering Afghanistan, two Pakistani intelligence officials told CNN.

The officials said the drone fired two missiles at a militant hideout.

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  1. homboi

    are there any Pakistani bloggers here? How do you feel about drones over America? Do you think they would help US as much as they help you?

    December 28, 2012 at 9:26 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. fred

    GOOD MORNING, Joe. Ted.
    Domestic terrorists? Or just international ones?

    December 28, 2012 at 10:38 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. fred

    Think about it. Drones over America "taking out" meth labs and crack houses where "suspected" domestic terrorists do their dirty work.
    Got fraudulent bankster w/slick defense attorney? No problemo. Drone him down.
    Imagine the savings.

    December 28, 2012 at 10:46 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • banasy©

      While I know that this is what you want, drones taking out all you deem 'undesirable', remember one thing: someone, somewhere may deem you one, too.
      Be careful what you wish for.

      December 28, 2012 at 12:26 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Joe

    The entire Afpak region is a giant "meth lab".

    December 28, 2012 at 11:07 am | Report abuse | Reply
  5. Joe

    Dashing thru the snow, in a one engine open sleigh. Over the fields we go, bombing terrorists away.

    December 28, 2012 at 11:18 am | Report abuse | Reply
  6. Christian Nation

    Christian terrorists.
    Muslim nation? Muslim terrorists. (duh)

    December 28, 2012 at 11:31 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Joe

      I unintentionally said "muslim terrorists". Sorry about the redundancy.

      December 28, 2012 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Christian Nation

    Acourse Banasy was correct last night. America is NOT a Christian Nation. America just claims christianity.
    Really, America has become like an overly obese man claiming to be rich while everyone knows he's just deeper in debt than the rest. The only thing *special* about him is that his belly button is an inny now.

    December 28, 2012 at 11:37 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • George Patton

      @Christian Nation and Fred, I know what other names you post under. America may be deeper in debt but still donated $700 million to your Pakistan. So, what's your problem? Keep the change. America is still the numero uno when it comes to charity.

      December 28, 2012 at 12:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Why do people keep bringing me up?
      I said there is not official religion; the US isn't a Christian nation, but a secular one.

      December 28, 2012 at 12:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • Rascal Rabble

      stop twisting werds and rewriting historie you agnostic fools. the us govt does not endorse any religion but it definitely employs christian principles and influences...we are a christain nation...one nation under a judeo-christian god...amen!

      December 28, 2012 at 12:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      RR, I am merely stating that there is no Official Religion...therefore, its considered secular.
      That the majority are Christian doesn't automatically make it officialy a Christian Nation.
      I am not re-writing history, and have no desire to do so.
      I am not neither agnostic, nor a fool.
      You're showing your good Christian side by insulting people.
      Again.
      Amen.

      December 28, 2012 at 12:43 pm | Report abuse |
  8. fred

    Rudolpho the red-nosed A merikan
    Had a very run-ee nose.
    And then US drones found him
    Cut welfare and blew his nose.

    December 28, 2012 at 11:52 am | Report abuse | Reply
  9. Mary

    @ RR, That Christian nation you speak of is a man made Christian nation, not under God's rule.

    December 28, 2012 at 12:41 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Rascal Rabble

      hey, Mariner! howzit going?

      December 28, 2012 at 1:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mary

      @ RR, are you saying you smoke FIVE packs a day? The correct thing to do is THROW THEM AWAY! please ...

      December 28, 2012 at 1:25 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Mary

    @ MM, Lighten your blue tone please... ;)

    December 28, 2012 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  11. Joe

    Ha ha ha. ROFL.

    December 28, 2012 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  12. saywhat

    Its a no brainer that use of drones has been more damaging to whatever 'goals' we have in the region than an asset.

    December 28, 2012 at 1:38 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Phil

      When all your 'goals' are focused on terrorizing non-Muslims, of course the drones are very damaging to your 'goals'. And the whole world is very happy about that. Thank you, President Obama.

      December 29, 2012 at 1:25 am | Report abuse |
  13. saywhat

    It violate the 4th Geneva convention and civilian deaths continue inflaming the already increasing anti American sentiment on the ground.
    The quagmire we got ourselves into gets stickier.

    December 28, 2012 at 1:41 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • banasy©

      Sigh.
      It's not the militants saywhat is talking about.

      December 28, 2012 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse |
    • Portland tony

      Well the use of drones to take out individuals sure beats the hell out of the B-52 carpet bombing we did in Vietnam except then you didn't hear too much about collateral damage because the North (man, woman and child) was the "enemy".......What's the difference? A drone takes out 4 militants or allied ground troops do it? Killing is a major necessity in war fighting.

      December 28, 2012 at 4:38 pm | Report abuse |
  14. cooldude

    Thank you President Obama for making the world somewhat safer.

    December 28, 2012 at 3:29 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  15. Portland tony

    Bombs, bullets and missiles follow one set of laws....the laws of physics!

    December 28, 2012 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Rascal Rabble

      Ahh yes, but the movtivations are always the same: sin and hatred...

      December 28, 2012 at 6:49 pm | Report abuse |
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