U.S. drone kills 12 suspected militants in Pakistan

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Posted: Jul 06, 2012 2:04 PM
U.S. drone kills 12 suspected militants in Pakistan

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone aircraft killed at least 12 suspected militants on Friday when it fired missiles at a compound in Pakistan near the Afghan border, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

The death toll from the strike in the Dattakhel region in North Waziristan could rise, the officials said.

(Reporting By Haji Mujtaba, Jibran Ahmad and Saud Mehsud; Editing by Michael Roddy)