4 killed in U.S. drone strike in NW Pakistan
At least four people were killed in two U.S. drone strikes on Monday morning in North Waziristan tribal region in northwestern Pakistan, Xinhua reported.
According to Urdu TV channel Geo report, one drone fired two missiles at a vehicle suspected of carrying militants in Datta Khel of North Waziristan on Pakistan-Afghan border.
The second U.S. drone launched two missile strikes at the house of a local tribal man in the same area on suspicion of being a militants' hideout.
It was not clear who were targeted in the strike.
This is the third such airstrike in northwestern Pakistan since the beginning of 2012.
Earlier in a U.S. drone strike on Jan. 12, the leader of Pakistani Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, was reportedly killed, however, the militant group denied it.