| Updated at: 2308 PST, Monday, February 21, 2011|
PESHAWAR: A US drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region -- the second such attack in 24 hours on the area near the Afghan border -- killed five people Monday, security officials said.
The strike took place in the mountainous Spalga village, 20 kilometres (12 miles) south of Miranshah, the main town in the North Waziristan tribal district.
Late on Sunday a US drone killed at least five people in neighbouring South Waziristan.
There had been a pause in the missile attacks after Pakistani authorities arrested a US gunman, Raymond Davis, for shooting dead two Pakistanis in Lahore on January 27.(AFP)