Covert Drone War

Covert Drone War

Tracking CIA drone strikes and other US covert actions in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. Find details of the latest strikes with the full data here.

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Khar, PAKISTAN: Deputy chief minister of Pakistan's North West Frontier Province Siraj-ul-Haq (L) and tribesmen offer funeral prayers in front of dead bodies who were killed in army operation in Khar, the main town in Bajaur tribal agency, 30 October 2006. Pakistani helicopter gunships destroyed an Islamic school allegedly used as an Al-Qaeda-linked training camp near the Afghan border, killing up to 80 suspected militants, officials said. AFP PHOTO/STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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Pakistani Army Patrols Taliban Stronghold On Afghan Border
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An armed Reaper over Afghanistan (U.S. Air Force/Lt Col Leslie Pratt/ Flickr)
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