Officials: U.S. missile strike kills 3 in Pakistan

(AP) PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Intelligence officials say a suspected U.S. drone fired two missiles at a house in northwest Pakistan, killing three alleged militants.

The officials say the attack occurred early Friday morning in Miran Shah, the main town in the North Waziristan tribal area, a key sanctuary for Taliban and al Qaeda militants. Four suspected militants were also wounded, and foreigners were believed to be among the group hit.

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The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media.

The strike will likely exacerbate tensions with Pakistan at a time when the country's parliament is debating a resolution demanding an end to U.S. drone attacks in the country.


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