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US drone attack kills five in North Waziristan

US drone attack kills five in North Waziristan 14 Nov 2010 A suspected US missile strike hit a Taliban stronghold near the Afghan border on Saturday, killing five alleged militants as they were travelling in a vehicle and at least three of the dead were believed to be foreigners, intelligence and government officials said. The attack was the seventh this month and underscored America’s increasing reliance on drone-fired missiles to take out targets it deems a danger to the war effort in Afghanistan.