| GEO Pakistan|
| US drone attack kills four in NWA: officials|
| Updated at: 0648 PST, Tuesday, May 11, 2010|
MIRANSHAH: US drones fired a barrage of 10 missiles into a compound in Pakistan's lawless northwestern tribal belt early Tuesday, killing four militants, security officials said.
The strike hit the Lawara Mandi area, close to the border with Afghanistan in Pakistan's North Waziristan district, which has become a bastion of Taliban and Al-Qaeda-linked militants.
"Five US drones fired 10 missiles, killing four militants. They targeted a compound and vehicles parked outside the house," one senior Pakistani security official told media on condition of anonymity.
"We fear the death toll may rise," the official added. Local security officials also confirmed the details of the strike.