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Suspected drone strike kills 3 in Pakistan's tribal region

By Nasir Habib, CNN
updated 12:10 AM EDT, Sat October 15, 2011
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Four missiles are fired at what is believed to be a militant hideout, officials say
  • This is the fourth such strike in the tribal region this week

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- A suspected drone strike killed three alleged militants in Pakistan's tribal region Saturday morning, two intelligence officials told CNN.

Four missiles were fired at what was believed to be a militant hideout in Baghar in South Waziristan, the officials said.

South Waziristan is one of seven districts that make up Pakistan's volatile tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

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

The strike is the fourth such strike this week in the tribal region.

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