MIRANSHAH: Three people were killed in a US drone strike in Miranshah area North Waziristan on Monday, said officials.
The drone fired four missiles on a vehicle in the Mubarak Shah area of Miranshah.
On Sunday, a drone strike killed six people and injured two others in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan after firing six missiles at a vehicle and a compound suspected of militant activity.
There has been a string of US drone strikes recently which have killed several high-ranking militants including the brother of a Pakistani Taliban commander along with five others in Azam Warsak, while six more militants were killed in another strike in Hishokhel village.
Under President Barack Obama, the United States has drastically stepped up drone strikes in Pakistan but refuses to discuss them publicly.
Nearly 60 US drone strikes have been reported in Pakistan so far this year, dozens of them since US Navy SEALs killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad on May 2, 2011.