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Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:36 AM

US drone attack in Pakistan 'kills seven militants'

Source: BBC

8 January 2013 Last updated at 09:12 GMT

US drone attack in Pakistan 'kills seven militants'

At least seven militants have been killed in two US drone attacks in Pakistan's north-western tribal area, Pakistani officials say.

Missiles hit two buildings close to the town of Mir Ali in North Waziristan. the officials said.

They told the BBC that among the militants killed were two foreign fighters, said to be from Uzbekistan.

North Waziristan is a stronghold for insurgent groups active in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20943427

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