|A US drone attack has killed at least seven people in Pakistan, days before the country's intelligence chief's visit to Washington. In Sunday's attack, the second in the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, missiles struck a compound in Khushhali Turikhel village of the North Waziristan tribal district, which lies on the border with Afghanistan. 'US drones fired six missiles into a militant compound. At least seven militants were killed,' a security official told AFP news agency. 'It is not immediately clear if there was an important militant killed in the attack.'
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