ISLAMABAD, May 15 (KUNA) -- Nearly 15 people were killed in missiles' strikes on a Pakistani tribal agency on Saturday, the first of its nature in the area, officials said.
About six missiles were fired at two suspected militant compounds in the western most part of Khyber tribal agency, intelligence sources told KUNA. They confirmed 15 casualties and said about five others were critically wounded.
However, it was not immediately clear whether the missiles were fired by US predator drones or from the neighboring Afghan village. Security officials said that the missiles were fired from Afghanistan, whereas, local tribal and intelligence sources said that it was US missile strike. (end) KUNA 152012 May 10NNNN