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July 28, 2008

Six Suspected Taliban Killed in Pakistan by Subsyndromal Symptomatic Depression, Audacity of Predator-Launched Hellfire Missiles, but Mostly Audacity of Predator-Launched Hellfire Missiles UPDATED

That droning sound you hear off in the distance might be a drone.

A Pakistani military spokesman confirmed an incident had occurred in Waziristan, but said he was unaware of details, though intelligence officials in Wana gave a clearer picture.

One official told Reuters the madrasa, or religious school, was a militant base and the owner of the targeted house, a tribesman named Malik Sallat Khan, had ties with the militants.

"The owner of the house and seminary had some links with militants, and the madrasa was not used for education, but as a compound," he said.

UPDATE: Abu Khabab al-Masri, confirmed among those who recently suffered Sudden Entropy Increase, as sherlock puts it.

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