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Sources: Drone strike kills 6 in North Waziristan, Pakistan

By CNN Staff
updated 9:09 AM EDT, Thu June 19, 2014

(CNN) -- Six suspected militants were killed in a drone strike in Miranshah Tehsil in North Waziristan, Pakistan, local tribesmen and Pakistani intelligence sources not authorized to speak to media told CNN on Wednesday.

The drone struck a house and a pickup truck in the Daraga Mandi area of Miranshah, they said.

CNN was unable to independently authenticate their accounts. But if true, it would be the third time a drone has struck in the area this month. Two previous attacks in June killed top Haqqani network commanders and Central Asian militants.

Read: What is the Haqqani network?

Read: Thousands flee as Pakistan attacks militants in North Waziristan

Journalist Zahir Shah Shirazi contributed to this report.

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