NORTH WAZIRISTAN: At least seven people were killed in a drone attack in North Wazirstan Agency late on Friday night, Express News reported.
A drone fired two missile on a compound in the Mangroti village of Tehsil Shawal of North Wazirstan Agency. The compound was reportedly destroyed in the attack.
Earlier a drone strike on May 29, killed the number two of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Waliur Rehman, in the North Waziristan region.
The covert strikes are publicly criticised by the Pakistani government as a violation of sovereignty but American officials believe they are a vital weapon in the war against militants.