Peshawar: Five Taliban fighters were
killed and three others injured when US drones targeted a
militant compound in the volatile North Waziristan tribal
region in northwest Pakistan on Monday, official sources said.
The drones fired three missiles at a house in Danday
Darpakhel area, three kilometres north of Miranshah, the main
town of North Waziristan Agency.
Local residents rushed to the site and retrieved the
dead and injured from the collapsed building.
US spy planes have increased their operations against
militants in Pakistan`s tribal region during the past three
days. Today`s drone strike was the third attack in a row in as