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    Pakistan 'al-Qaeda leaders killed' - 10 Sept 08

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    The newly appointed head of al-Qaeda in Pakistan and two other alleged al-Qaeda commanders have been reported killed in a missile attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region.

    If confirmed the news would prove a boost to the US administration which is conducting a war in neigbouring Afghanistan, but residents say the attack also killed over 25 people, some of whom were children.

    Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from Islamabad.