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13/03/12  A US drone strike killed eight people on Tuesday, targeting a vehicle travelling through Pakistan s tribal belt on the Afghan border, local officials said.

According to Pakistan officials, the attack took place in the remote Drey Nishtar area of South Waziristan, part of Pakistan s semi-autonomous northwestern tribal belt that Washington considers a global hub of Taliban and Al-Qaeda militants.

"A US drone fired two missiles into a vehicle." a Pakistani security official told AFP on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to speak to the media.
 
 
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