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Five killed in US missile attack in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- At least five militants were killed in an explosion in Pakistani bordering tribal agency on Thursday, said sources.
There were conflicting reports regarding the nature of the explosion. Security sources told KUNA that a US unmanned drone fired at least two missiles at a suspected militants' vehicle near Wana headquarters in South Waziristan tribal agency, bordering Afghanistan.
However, some media reports said that the vehicle hit a remote-controlled explosive device.
Sources said the attack killed at least five militants including two foreigners. Sources added that one of the foreigners is said to be of Arab origin. The US drone attack came a day after Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said that his government is considering "a number of options" to counter attacks by US drones inside its territory.
Despite its limited resources, the Pakistan Air Force on Wednesday announced that it is capable of intercepting drones but it is for the government and the political leadership to decide whether to handle the matter diplomatically or militarily. (end) amn.gta KUNA 271811 Nov 08NNNN