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Drone strike kills five in Pakistan

Last Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012 - 21:06

Islamabad: At least five suspected militants were killed Friday in a drone strike in Pakistan`s northwest tribal region, media reports said.

A US unmanned aircraft fired two missiles at a house suspected to be a militant hideout in Shawal area of North Waziristan region along the Afghan border, Xinhua reported citing ARY TV channel.

Friday`s drone strike was the 39th of its kind in Pakistan in 2012. At least 274 people have been killed in such strikes this year.

First Published: Friday, December 28, 2012 - 21:06
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