HANGU: At least eight students were killed and six others were injured in a US missile strike targeting a seminary in Tehsil Tal of district Hangu here on Thursday.
According to the reports, a US drone fired three missiles on the seminary around 5 AM on Thursday that killed eight students and injured six others in Tehsil Tal of Hangu the main district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Reports said that the drones continued to hover over the missile-hit-area, causing tension among the tribal people.
It was the first such missile strike took place in Hangu.
The attack comes a day after the Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz told the Senate body that the US had assured Pakistan of not conducting drone strikes during the government’s talk with the Taliban.