Suspected US Drone Strike Kills 3 in Pakistan
VOA News May 10, 2011
Pakistan intelligence officials say a US drone attack has killed at least three militants in a tribal region along the country's border with Afghanistan.
Officials say the drone fired two missiles at a vehicle in South Waziristan.
The identity of the militants was not immediately known.
Pakistani officials have called for an end to the strikes, which they say are a violation of the country's sovereignty. U.S. officials have never publicly acknowledged the use of drone strikes against militants inside Pakistan but have privately confirmed their existence to various media outlets.
Elsewhere in the northwest, a bomb exploded outside a district court in the town of Nowshera Tuesday, killing a police officer and one other person.
Nowshera is located about 35 kilometers east of Peshawar.
Several people were wounded in the blast.
Some information for this report was provided by AP and AFP.
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