November 11th, 2010
07:15 AM ET

Drone strike kills 6 in Pakistan

Islamabad, Pakista - A drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region on Thursday killed six suspected militants, intelligence officials told CNN.

Two intelligence officials said the suspected U.S. drone fired six missiles at a militant compound in the area of Ghulam Khan in North Waziristan, one of the seven districts of Pakistan's volatile tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

Based on a CNN tally, Thursday's drone strike was the 90th this year compared to 52 in all of 2009.

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