Suspected drone attack kills 12 in Pakistan
July 23, 2012 -- Updated 1952 GMT (0352 HKT)
- Four missiles hit a militant hideout in North Waziristan, Pakistani officials say
- They say the area is a volatile tribal region bordering Afghanistan
Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- A suspected U.S. drone strike killed 12 militants Monday evening in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, two Pakistani intelligence officials told CNN.
'Drones completely counterproductive'
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.
The officials asked not to be named as they were not supposed to talk to media.
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