30 killed in U.S. airstrike in Pakistan.
Two missiles suspected to be fired from American aircraft killed more than 30 people in Pakistan on Saturday.
The missiles struck three compounds by the Pakistan border with Afghanistan, and one of the compounds Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud and his fighters sometimes gathered at, officials and residents told the New York Times.
The Los Angeles Times reported most of the people thought to be killed were Taliban or Al Qaeda. Sources told the paper the dead included Arabs and Uzbeks.
An anonymous official who was not authorized to speak to the press told the New York Times Mehsud was not killed in the airstrike. If the missiles had been fired at him, it would be the first time American missiles were aimed at him.