Drone strike kills five in Pakistan

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

Last Updated: Dec 28, 2012, 21:06 PM IST

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.
IANS