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Suspected drone attack kills 12 in Pakistan

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  • Four missiles hit a militant hideout in North Waziristan, Pakistani officials say
  • They say the area is a volatile tribal region bordering Afghanistan

A suspected U.S. drone strike killed 12 militants Monday evening in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, two Pakistani intelligence officials told CNN.

Four missiles were fired on a militant hideout in the area of Shawal Daray Nishtar of North Waziristan, one of the seven districts of the tribal region, the officials said.

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The officials asked not to be named as they were not supposed to talk to media.

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