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US drone strike kills three in northwest Pakistan

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A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least three suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border late Wednesday, officials said. 

A US Predator unmanned drone armed with a missile stands on the tarmac of Kandahar military airport on June 13, 2010

The attack took place around midnight in Qutab Khel village, five kilometres (three miles) south of Miranshah, the main town of North Waziristan tribal region, a stronghold for Taliban and Al-Qaeda linked militants.

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