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UN backs probe into US drone civilian casualties

Agence France Press @ Khaleej Times (UAE) - The UN human rights chief on Thursday called for a UN investigation into US drone strikes in Pakistan, questioning their legality and saying they kill innocent civilians.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay made the remarks at the end of a four-day visit to the country, where US drone strikes have on average targeted Islamist militants once every four days under US President Barack Obama.  Read more.

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