September 14th, 2010
01:28 PM ET

Suspected U.S. drones kill 13 in Pakistan

Two suspected U.S. drone strikes killed 13 alleged militants in Pakistan's tribal region Tuesday, intelligence officials said.

The first strike killed nine people. Two intelligence officials said three missiles were fired Tuesday morning on the suspected hideout of militants in the Shawal area of North Waziristan, one of seven districts in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

The second strike killed four people in Pakistan's tribal region Tuesday evening, intelligence officials said.

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