2,714 people killed, 728 injured in 409 US drone attacks in Pakistan since January 2004; 289 attacks conducted in North Waziristan alone
The attacks, carried out by the CIA-operated drones, over the years have targeted the areas of Bajaur, Bannu, Hangu, Khyber, Kurram, Mohmand, North Waziristan, Nushki, Orakzai, and South Waziristan, Dawn reported. Majority of the drone strikes were carried out during the government of the Pakistan Peoples Party between 2008 and 2012.
A bomb killed four Pakistani soldiers on Sunday as they searched for militants linked to the kidnapping of a US-Canadian family who were freed last week.
Taliban militants on Tuesday targeted a mini bus with a remote-controlled bomb in Pakistan's restive northwest tribal region, killing at least 14 people including four women and two children.
At least 20 people were killed and over 50 others injured on Saturday in a powerful blast at a crowded vegetable market in north-west Pakistan's restive Kurram Agency