Authorities dismiss reports of deadly drone strike

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Authorities in North Waziristan on Sunday rejected reports of a drone attack in the region causing casualties, and urged public to confirm any such development before passing it on.

In an official statement, Deputy Commissioner North Waziristan Shahid Ali Khan and district administration denied any such reports that suggested seven people had died in an attack by the unmanned aircraft in Shawal area of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s tribal district bordering Afghanistan.

They noted that the stories were being concocted through different social media platforms, but there was no substance in them. The authorities further said that the citizens should not be tricked by misleading reports at a critical time in the country to avoid any harm.

, appointed by the government whose key figure is the main ruling Law and Justice party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the twin of the late president.

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