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Civilians killed in Pakistan battle
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 : Military jets bombard North Waziristan as the army clashes with tribal fighters.
At least 47 Pakistani soldiers have been killed
during the four days of fierce fighting [AFP]
Dozens of civilians, including women and children, have been killed as Pakistani military jets targeted the positions of tribal fighters in North Waziristan, residents say.
At least 250 people, including 47 soldiers, have died in four days of fighting in the tribal region.
Abdul Sattar, a grocery shop owner, told the Associated Press news agency earlier that he had counted more than 60 dead and 150 injured after the bombings.