“The official said the house was reportedly used by suspected foreign and Punjabi Taliban militants.” Maybe the mosque was as well. But that won’t stop a fresh outpouring of victimhood posturing from our pro-jihad Pakistani “ally.” “Pakistan official: US drone strike hits mosque; 10 killed,” from MSNBC, May 24 (thanks to Twostellas):
A U.S. drone strike hit a village mosque in northwest Pakistan Thursday morning, killing at least 10 people, a Pakistani official and witnesses told NBC News.
Local tribesmen said ten bodies were pulled from the debris and that efforts were underway to retrieve others, NBC News reported.
“The drone fired two missiles and hit the village mosque where a number of people were offering Fajr (morning) prayer,” local tribal elder Roashan Din told NBC News.
A Pakistani security official based in the area said the drone hit the mosque in the Hasukhel area of Mir Ali in North Waziristan.
“The drone fired two missiles and pounded a house,” a local administration official in Mir Ali told NBC News. “Four U.S. spy planes are flying over the area.”
The official said the house was reportedly used by suspected foreign and Punjabi Taliban militants. Officials told Reuters that a pilotless aircraft fired the two missiles, although the news agency described the targeted structure as a “compound.”…