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US Drone Strike Kills Three In Northwest Pakistan

"A US drone fired two missiles on a militant compound, killing at least three suspected insurgents," a senior security official told AFP.
US Drone Strike Kills Three In Northwest Pakistan
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Via AFP:

A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least three suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border late Wednesday, officials said.

The attack took place around midnight in Qutab Khel village, five kilometres (three miles) south of Miranshah, the main town of North Waziristan tribal region, a stronghold for Taliban and Al-Qaeda linked militants.

"A US drone fired two missiles on a militant compound, killing at least three suspected insurgents," a senior security official told AFP.

A security official in Peshawar confirmed the attack ...

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