'Missile strike kills 12 suspected militants in Pakistan'

Twelve suspected militants died in a missile strike on a home in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said. The attack occurred after midnight in Khushali Torikhel, a village in North Waziristan, a tribal region bordering Afghanistan, an intelligence and a government official in the region said. The two officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to make media comments. There was no immediate official confirmation of the attack.