Pakistan tells U.N. at least 400 civilians killed by drone strikes

http://www.legitgov.org/Pakistan-tells-UN-least-400-civilians-killed-drone-strikes

ShareThisPakistan tells U.N. at least 400 civilians killed by drone strikes 18 Oct 2013 Pakistan has confirmed that of some 2,200 people killed by drone strikes in the past decade, at least 400 were civilians and an additional 200 victims were deemed "probable non-combatants," a U.N. human rights investigator said on Friday. Ben Emmerson, U.N. special rapporteur on human rights and counterterrorism, also urged the United States to release its own data on the number of civilian casualties caused by its drone strikes. Emmerson said Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry told him it had recorded at least 330 drone strikes in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan’s region bordering Afghanistan, since 2004.

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