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Suspected US Missile Strike Kills 4 in Pakistan

Pakistani officials say a suspected U.S. missile strike has killed at least four militants in the country's northwestern tribal region.

Officials say a pilotless drone aircraft fired missiles at a moving vehicle in the Marsi Khel area of North Waziristan on Monday.

Elsewhere in the tribal region, officials say Pakistani troops used mortars and artillery to target militant hide-outs near Khar, the main town in Bajaur. They say at least 18 militants were killed.

In Orakzai tribal agency, local officials say 11 militants and two soldiers were killed during clashes Monday.

Some information for this report was provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.