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'Twenty killed in suspected US missile strike'

At least 20 suspected Islamic militants were killed in a suspected US missile strike on a Taliban hideout in a Pakistani tribal region on Saturday, a senior security official said.

world Updated: Feb 14, 2009 12:14 IST

At least 20 suspected Islamic militants were killed in a suspected US missile strike on a Taliban hideout in a Pakistani tribal region on Saturday, a senior security official told AFP.

"The death toll is 20. We have yet to confirm the identities and nationalities of those killed," the official said, raising the toll from five.