Five killed in Pakistan drone attack

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

Updated: Feb 06, 2013, 17:52 PM IST

Islamabad: At least five suspected militants were killed Wednesday in a drone attack in Pakistan`s northwest tribal region, a media report said.

The pilot-less predator plane targeted a house in Spin Wam area of North Waziristan along the border with Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.

The drone fired two missiles at a house allegedly being used by militants.

The attack destroyed the compound and also damaged other houses located nearby.

Wednesday`s attack was the seventh of its kind in 2013. So far, drone strikes have killed 47 people this year.

IANS