US drone kills three in Pakistan

Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) At least three people were killed in a US drone attack Saturday night in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan.

Urdu TV channel Capital said the strike took place when unmanned US aircraft fired two missiles in Mir Ali area of North Waziristan, a region bordering Afghanistan, reports Xinhua.

One missile hit a motorbike carrying two suspected militants, killing both. Another missile hit a suspected militant hideout, killing one person.

Since 2013, at least 100 people have been killed in drone attacks, according to Xinhua tally.