Airstrike kills 53 militants in Pakistan

(AGI) Karachi, July 16 - U.S. drone aircraft and Pakistan jetfighters attacked suspected militants in the North Waziristanregion killing 53, Pakistani military officials said onWednesday. The airstrike targeted a position to which fightershad fled in the Shawal region. U.S. drone aircraft also killed18 suspected militants in Datta Khel, according to intelligencesources. Pakistani military officials confirmed that five oftheir soldiers had been killed. . .

(AGI) Karachi, July 16 - U.S. drone aircraft and Pakistan jetfighters attacked suspected militants in the North Waziristanregion killing 53, Pakistani military officials said onWednesday. The airstrike targeted a position to which fightershad fled in the Shawal region. U.S. drone aircraft also killed18 suspected militants in Datta Khel, according to intelligencesources. Pakistani military officials confirmed that five oftheir soldiers had been killed. . .