Updated: 06/12/2014 00:33 | By Agence France-Presse

First US drone strike of the year kills four in Pakistan

A US drone strike, the first this year, Wednesday killed at least four militants in a northwest Pakistani tribal district where pressure was building on Islamabaad to launch a full-scale military operation, officials said.


First US drone strike of the year kills four in Pakistan

Local tribesmen gather at a closed market in Miranshah, the capital of North Waziristan on September 30, 2010 - by Thir Khan

The missiles hit a vehicle and a compound in Dargah Mandi village in North Waziristan, officials said.

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