U.S. drone strike kills 10 in northwest Pakistan: officials




 
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MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike on suspected Islamist militants in northwest Pakistan killed 10 people on Thursday, Pakistani intelligence officials said, an attack likely to raise tensions in a standoff with Washington over NATO supply routes to Afghanistan. The pilotless drone aircraft attacked a compound in a village in North Waziristan, a day after a similar attack killed four suspected militants in the same region. "The drone fired two missiles at the compound. We believe it was being used by militants," one of the Pakistani officials said. ...

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