MIRAMSHAH: At least 12 people, four women among them, were killed and 15 others injured in two drone strikes in parts of the North Waziristan tribal region on Monday.
A US drone fired three missiles on a suspected compound in Dandy Derpakhel area. The missiles also hit a house adjacent to the compound, killing three men and four women and injuring 15 others.
The injured, including children, were taken to hospitals in Miramshah.
Dandy Derpakhel is located near the Afghan border and considered to be a stronghold of the Haqqani network.
The locality has come under drone attacks several times in the past in which relatives of