US missiles kill 3 in northwest Pakistan



DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani intelligence officials say drone-fired U.S. missiles have hit a compound near the Afghan border, killing at least three militants.

The two officials say some suspects were also wounded in early Saturday’s attack in South Waziristan.

They say those killed were the fighters of Maulvi Nazir, a local militant commander who is accused of working with Taliban and al-Qaida to direct cross-border attacks.

The officials spoke on anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to media on record.