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US drone. - File Photo

PESHAWAR: Four people were killed and three others were injured in a US drone strike on Essukhel road in Khushhal Torikhelo area of North Waziristan tribal region's  Mir Ali Tehsil.

The unmanned drone fire four missiles targeting a residential compound and a motorcycle.

Fear and panic gripped the area as drones continued to buzz above in the skies after the attack.

The details could not be independently verified as the area is restricted to media persons.

Thursday's attack was the eight strike to have taken place inside Pakistan since the beginning of 2013.

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