3 suspected militants killed in US drone attack

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Peshawar, Mar 22: Three suspected militants were killed in a US drone attack in the restive North Waziristan tribal region in northwest Pakistan on Monday, Mar 22, official sources said.

According to sources the drone fired two missile which hit a house in the Datta Khel area, about 50 km west of Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan Agency.

The identity of the three persons killed in the attack in yet to be ascertained.

The US has increased the drone attacks in North Waziristan after a suicide bomber, having links with the Pakistani Taliban killed seven CIA operatives in neighbouring Khost province in Afghanistan in Dec 2009.

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