A US drone fired three missiles into a militant compound in North Waziristan, killing eight people.
The US drone aircraft hit suspected militant hideouts in Data Khel area in North Waziristan as a result eight people were killed.
The identities of those killed in the attack were not known.
Earlier today, Pakistan Army gunship helicopters pounded militant hideouts in the northwestern Orakzai and Kurram tribal region, killing at least 25 insurgents.