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(LWJ) — The CIA launched yet another attack against terrorist targets in Pakistan’s lawless tribal areas, this time in the known al Qaeda haven of Datta Khel in North Waziristan.

The CIA-operated Predators or the more heavily armed Reapers fired a pair of missiles at a moving vehicle in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, killing five “militants,” according to reports from the region.

The exact target of the strike is unknown, and no senior al Qaeda or Taliban leaders have been reported killed in the attack. No civilians have been reported killed. In order to minimize civilian casualties, the CIA has shifted to hitting vehicles believed to be carrying terrorist leaders and operatives.

The Datta Khel area is administered by Hafiz Gul Bahadar, the Taliban commander for North Waziristan. Bahadar provides shelter to top al Qaeda leaders as well as terrorists from numerous Pakistani and Central Asian terror groups.

Datta Khel is a known hub of Taliban, Haqqani Network, and al Qaeda activity. While Bahadar administers the region, the Haqqani Network, al Qaeda, and allied Central Asian jihadi groups are also based in the area. The Lashkar al Zil, al Qaeda’s Shadow Army, is known to have a command center in Datta Khel.

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