PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani intelligence officials say a U.S. drone fired a pair of missiles at a house in the country's northwest, killing three suspected militants.
The officials say the attack occurred Thursday in Mubarak Shahi village in the North Waziristan tribal area. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media.
The exact identities of the suspected militants were unclear. The area is dominated by prominent local militant commander Hafiz Gul Bahadur. He has focused his fight against Afghan and foreign troops across the border in Afghanistan.
The U.S. rarely discusses the covert CIA drone program in Pakistan in public. But American officials have said privately that the strikes have killed many senior al-Qaida and Taliban commanders.
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