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Suspected U.S. Drone Strike Kills Eight In Pakistan

Pakistani security officials say a missile strike by a suspected U.S. drone aircraft has killed at least eight suspected militants in Pakistan's tribal belt close to the Afghan border.

The strike, which reportedly targeted a vehicle, occurred in the Barmal area of the South Waziristan region.

Several militant groups, including the Pakistani Taliban and Al-Qaeda-linked groups, have strongholds in the area.

With AFP, Reuters, and dpa reporting