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Two suspected U.S. drone strikes kill 19 in Pakistan

From Nasir Habib, CNN
Monday's suspected drone strike was the 37th this year, compared to 111 in all for 2010.
Monday's suspected drone strike was the 37th this year, compared to 111 in all for 2010.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • NEW: A second airstrike kills 13 people Monday, say intelligence officials
  • Intelligence officials say the drone fired on a militants' vehicle
  • The Monday strike is the 37th so far this year
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Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- Two suspected U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal region killed six suspected militants and 13 people respectively on Monday, intelligence officials told CNN.

Two Pakistani intelligence officials said the first suspected drone fired two missiles on a militants' vehicle in the Shawal area of South Waziristan, one of the seven districts of Pakistan's volatile tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

The second suspected drone strike targeted a hideout in the Wana area, also in South Waziristan.

Based on a count by the CNN Islamabad bureau, Monday's suspected drone strikes were the 37th and 38th this year, compared to 111 in all of 2010.

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