US drone Strike Plane - File Photo

MIRAMSHAH: Seven Uzbek militants were reported killed when US drones attacked a residential compound near Miramshah in North Waziristan on Sunday.

The attack was carried out in Khushali Turikhel area, about 5km south of Miramshah.According to local people six missiles hit the compound.

A vehicle parked in the courtyard was destroyed.

Official sources said Uzbek nationals lived in the compound and missiles were fired when they were getting into the vehicle.

Local people retrieved charred bodies from the rubble.