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Pakistani Airstrikes Kill at Least 17 in Former Taliban Stronghold

Pakistani airstrikes killed at least 17 suspected militants near the Afghan border on Saturday, officials said, part of a military offensive to retake North Waziristan. The airstrikes destroyed five buildings in the Shawal Valley, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) east of the town of Miranshah, four military and civilian officials told Reuters. They did not confirm the affiliation of the people killed in the airstrikes. In addition to the Pakistani Taliban, North Waziristan is also home...

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