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Sources: 2 militants killed in Pakistan by suspected U.S. drone

From Nasir Habib and Shaan Khan, For CNN
October 31, 2011 -- Updated 1635 GMT (0035 HKT)
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Two intelligence officials say the strike occurred Monday
  • A suspected drone fired two missiles on a vehicle

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- A suspected U.S. drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region killed two suspected militants on Monday, intelligence officials told CNN.

The suspected drone fired two missiles on a vehicle in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan, two Pakistani intelligence officials said. North Waziristan is one of the seven districts of Pakistan's volatile tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

The intelligence officials asked not to be named because they were not authorized to speak to the media.

Based on a count by the CNN Islamabad bureau, Monday's suspected drone strike was the 59th this year, compared to 111 in all of 2010.

-- Journalist Saboor Khatak contributed to this report.

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