Datta Khel

Datta Khel (Urdu: دتتا خیل) is town in North Waziristan, FATA, Pakistan. Datta Khel is on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

On Sept 25, 2008, as an indication of escalating tensions between nations, Pakistani forces fired warning shots at the American aircraft after they crossed into Pakistan’s territory in the area of Saidgai, in North Waziristan’s Datta Khel region.

On March 17 2011, a US airstrike killed in the city that killed 44 people and led to widespread condemnation in Pakistan. [1]

References

  1. ^ "80 people reportedly killed in US drone strike in Pakistan". Xinhua. 17 March 2011. Archived from the original on 17 March 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5xGDwR2UV. Retrieved 17 March 2011. 

Coordinates: 33°08′38″N 70°01′26″E / 33.14389°N 70.02389°E / 33.14389; 70.02389


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Datta Khel — Staat: Pakistan Provinz: Stammesgebiete unt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Datta Khel airstrike — Part of War in North West Pakistan …   Wikipedia

  • Darra Adam Khel — Gun workshop. Darra Adam Khel (Urdu/Pashto: درہ آدم خیل) is a town in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan, located between Peshawar and Kohat, very close to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. It is inhabited by Pashtuns of the …   Wikipedia

  • Drone attacks in Pakistan — Part of the War on Terrorism, War in North West Pakistan, War in Afghanistan (2001–present) Date 18 June 2004 – present Location …   Wikipedia

  • Razmak — is one of the three sub divisions of North Waziristan Agency , the other two being Miranshah and Mirali. Inhabitants are Uthmanzai Wazirs. Razmak is further sub divided in three Tehsils. Tehsil being the lowest administrative unit in the… …   Wikipedia

  • List of terrorist incidents in Pakistan since 2001 — v · …   Wikipedia

  • North Waziristan — شمالی وزیرستان   Agency   District map of FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Districts of FATA are shown shown in blue, Waziristan is loc …   Wikipedia

  • Waziristan — (Pashto: وزیرستان, land of the Wazir ) is a mountainous region of northwest Pakistan, bordering Afghanistan and covering some 11 585 km² (4,473 mi²). It is part of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, considered to be outside the country s… …   Wikipedia

  • War in Afghanistan (2001–present) — War in Afghanistan Part of the Afghan civil war and the War on Terror …   Wikipedia

  • Sheikh Fateh — oder auch Abdul Rasak[1] oder auch Scheikh Fateh al Masri[2] (* in Ägypten; † 25. September 2010 in Datta Khel, Nord Waziristan, Pakistan) war ein ägyptischer Terrorist. Er war pakistanischen Angaben zufolge der Anführer von Al Qaida in Pakistan… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.