Second US drone strike kills 3 in NW

A second US missile strike Tuesday killed at least three people in a northwestern tribal area, security officials said.

“A US drone fired two missiles on a vehicle outside Miranshah,” a senior security official told AFP.

“At least three people were killed in the attack,” the official said.

The strike took place in Qutabkhel village, a southern suburb of Miranshah, the main town of North Waziristan tribal district.

Another security official in Peshawar and a local intelligence official confirmed the attack and death toll.