"The dead could not be immediately identified. "
Islamabad, June 18 - At least five people were killed in a US drone strike launched early Wednesday in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, a media report here said.

The strike was carried out at about 4.00 a.m. when US drones fired six missiles at a house and a vehicle in Miranshal town of North Waziristan, a restive tribal area along Pakistan-Afghan border.

The dead could not be immediately identified.

Wednesday morning's US drone strike was the first of its kind since the armed forces of Pakistan launched a massive operation against the local and foreign militants hiding in North Waziristan.


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