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09-13-2010, 08:57 PM
Pakistan: At least six killed in US drone strike


PESHAWAR, (Dawn/AFP): A US missile strike Sunday killed six people and injured several others in the North Waziristan tribal region, DawnNews reported.

The strike early Sunday hit Newey Adda village in the Datta Khel area near Miramshah, the main town of North Waziristan, officials said.

“A US drone fired two missiles. The target was a house used by militants as a compound. Three militants have died,” a senior security official in Peshawar told AFP.

Another intelligence official in Miramshah also confirmed the attack and the death toll.