US drone may have crashed in Pakistan - official

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Posted: Feb 25, 2012 11:24 AM
US drone may have crashed in Pakistan - official

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone may have crashed on Saturday in North Waziristan, not far from the Afghan border, Pakistan intelligence officials said.

"A drone aircraft was seen going down in Machikhel and flames were seen," a Pakistani intelligence official said.

"We don't know what caused it to go down. We are investigating."

(Reporting by Haji Mujtaba and Saud Mehsud; Writing by Chris Allbritton; Editing by Sophie Hares)