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Three killed in Pakistan drone strike

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 22:38

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

US drones fired four missiles at a house suspected to be a militant hideout in Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan, Xinhua reported citing Urdu TV channel Dunya.

Geo News said a US drone fired two missiles at a vehicle in Datakhel area of Miranshah, destroying it completely and killing four people on it.

The identities of those killed were not known.

At least 188 people have been killed in drone strikes in Pakistan so far this year.


First Published: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 22:38
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