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March 16, 2008: US Predator Drone Kills at Least 16 in Pakistan

A missile fired from a US Predator drone kills at least 16 people in Pakistan. The missile hits a house in the village of Toog in South Waziristan, part of Pakistan’s tribal region where al-Qaeda leaders are believed to be residing. The house is said to belong to an unnamed militant leader, and several militants are reportedly killed. However, details are scanty. (BBC 3/16/2008; Hosenball, Hussain, and Moreau 3/22/2008)

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