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Drone strikes in Pakistan targeting al Qaeda and Taliban

American missiles struck twice Wednesday in North Waziristan, a stronghold of al-Qaeda and Taliban militants. The missiles detonated along the border with Afghanistan’s Paktika Province, an area that has been target of drone strikes targeted at stemming the flow of fighters from Pakistan. A government official said as many as 20 or 25 people may have been killed.

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