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“US drones fired four missiles on a militant vehicle, killing three rebels,” a security official told AFP. - File Photo

MIRAMSHAH: A US drone strike targeting a vehicle killed at least three suspected militants in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border on Monday, security officials said.

The strike took place in the Khaider Khel area of Mir Ali district, 30 kilometres  east of Miramshah, the capital of North Waziristan tribal region, known as a stronghold of militants.

“US drones fired four missiles on a militant vehicle, killing three rebels,” a security official told AFP.

He said that several drones were flying in the area at the time of the attack.

Another security official confirmed the attack and casualties and said the identities of the alleged militants killed in the strike was not immediately clear.

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