Deadly U.S. attack in Pakistan targets al-Qaida No. 2

Pakistan on Saturday condemned a purported CIA airstrike that officials said unsuccessfully targeted &to=' target=_blank>al-Qaida's No. 2 man while killing at least 17 people in a village near the Afghan border.

In a strain on the U.S.-Pakistan alliance in the war on terrorism, Pakistani frustrations appeared to be growing over a series of attacks along the frontier that have not been explained but are widely suspected of targeting Islamic militants.

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