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    Officials: Drones Kill 8 Militants

    FILE -- In this Friday, April 20, 2007 file photo, the commander of a tribal militia, Maulvi Nazir, center, flanked by his bodyguards, speaks to journalists at Wana, the main town of Pakistan's tribal region of South Waziristan, along the Afghan border. Intelligence officials said suspected American drones fired several missiles into three militant hideouts near Afghan border on Sunday Jan. 6, 2013, the third suspected strike in five days, killing at least nine Pakistani Taliban fighters. A strike late Wednesday night killed a top Pakistani militant commander, Maulvi Nazir, whose fighters focus on attacks against U.S. and allied NATO troops in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Ishtiaq Mahsud, File)

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    Anonymous Pakistani officials have reported that at least eight suspected militants, one believed to be an al Qaeda operative, are dead after American drones hit a compound near the Afghan border. They were located in the North Waziristan tribal area in a town called Mir Ali. The U.S. drone program is controversial in Pakistan, where it's viewed as an infringement on their sovereignty.

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