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Pakistan Drone attack love song cranks up hits on Youtube

Pakistan drone attack love song racks up YouTube hits

Sitara Younis' hit song follows success last year with love song alluding to suicide bombs but government has shut down


A video grab of Sitara Younis' drone song. Photograph: guardian.co.uk



In the long history of love songs the attention of a beautiful woman has been compared to many things – but perhaps only in Pakistan's tribal belt would it be likened to the deadly missile strike of a remotely controlled US drone.

In
a sign of how the routine hunting down and killing of militants by
unmanned CIA planes has leached into the popular imagination, drones
have been given a starring role in a new romantic song.In
most respects the track, which is proving popular in the largely
Pashtun city of Pes

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Added: Sep-19-2012 Occurred On: Sep-19-2012
By: Pakistani
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Tags: Pakistan
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