| GEO Pakistan|
| US drone strikes kill 12 in North Waziristan|
| Updated at: 1859 PST, Thursday, December 17, 2009|
MIRANSHAH: At least 12 people were killed when unmanned US aircrafts fired 10 missiles at a house in North Waziristan on Thursday.
According to sources, the US drones targeted some houses situated in Degan and Ambor Shaga areas off 25 kilometers from Miranshah, headquarter of North Waziristan.
Following the strikes, as people were heading toward the targeted house, 10 back-to-back missiles were fired, killing at least one dozen of people.
According to the reports reaching here, five to six unmanned aircrafts were still hovering over North Waziristan.
It may be reminded here that two people were killed when a US drone hit the house of a tribesman in Datta Kheil Kay village early on Thursday.