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Drone Attacks Kill 18 Suspected Militants In Pakistan

The drone attacks targeted militants (file photo)
Pakistani security officials say a third suspected U.S. drone strike has killed at least four militants in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border.

Unnamed officials say all three missile strikes took place in North Waziristan district on September 8, known to be used by Taliban and Al-Qaeda fighters to launch cross-border raids in Afghanistan.

The officials said around 18 suspected militants were killed in the attacks.

compiled from agency reports