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US drone strikes kill five militants in Pakistan

Two US drone strikes in the volatile tribal belt of northwest Pakistan have killed at least five suspected militants, officials said.



Peshawar: Two US drone strikes in the
volatile tribal belt of northwest Pakistan have killed at
least five suspected militants, officials said.

A drone fired two missiles at a moving vehicle in
Ghorsaka area near Miranshah, the main town in North
Waziristan Agency, killing three suspected militants
yesterday.

The second drone attack a short while later targeted
people who had gathered to retrieve bodies from the site of
first the strike.

Two more suspected militants were killed in this
attack, officials said.

In a separate incident, residents of Qambar Khel area
of Khyber tribal region killed a militant while he was
planting an explosive device at a mosque.

In yet another incident, a bomb disposal squad defused
a 25-kg bomb planted along a road in Hangu district of
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

Police in Hangu apprehended eight suspects during a
search operation and seized narcotics and ammunition from
their possession.

PTI

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