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Pakistani officials said suspected U.S. missiles struck a militant compound in northwestern Pakistan on June 27, killing at least three people.

The air strike occurred in the village of Tabbi Tolkhel in North Waziristan, a tribal area bordering Afghanistan.

The attack was the latest in the surge of drone strikes in North Waziristan, where Pakistani commanders have come under increasing U.S. pressure to carry out a military offensive against militants.

A similar drone strike reportedly killed two militants in North Waziristan on June 26.

compiled from agency reports