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U.S pay $3 million for killing Italian worker through drone strike in Pakistan

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WASHINGTON,U.S (TNO) The Obama administration will pay $3 million in compensation to the family of an Italian aid worker who was killed in a drone strike in Pakistan last year, a Washington Post report said on Friday.Giovanni Lo Porto was one of the two aid workers who were killed in the strike in April last year. The other aid worker was an American citizen Warren Weinstein who had been in Pakistan for nearly a decade working as an aid worker and economic adviser when he was kidnapped in 2011 from his residence in Lahore by al Qaeda terrorists.He was killed in a US drone strike in January, 2015 along with Lo Porto, 37. Weinstein was 73 at the time of his death.According to the Washington Post report, quoting US officials, while the US administration has agreed to make compensation payment to the family of Lo Porto, it is yet to reach an agreement with relatives of Weinstein.

 

 

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