N. Waziristan: Missile attack kills 17

MIRANSHAH: As many as seventeen people were killed in a US missile attack in the North Waziristan, media reports on Wednesday.

The missile attack took place in the town of Sarai Darpakhel, in the North Waziristan tribal agency.

According to reports, four missiles targeted a house in the area, leaving seventeen people dead. The house was completely destroyed in the attack.

The previous attack, in which seven people were killed, came on June 7 just two days after PM Nawaz Sharif sworn in.

Drone strikes are controversial in Pakistan, where many politicians condemn them as a violation of sovereignty. But the United States sees them as a key tool in the fight against terrorism