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The strike targets a militant compound in Miranshah town

Four suspected militanst are killed

(CNN) —  

A suspected drone strike killed four militants Thursday in Pakistan’s tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a senior government official said.

The strikes targeted a militant compound in Miranshah town in North Waziristan, said Mukhtar Zeb, the official .

North Waziristan is one of seven districts along the border region.

Journalist Aamir Iqbal contributed to this report