Mir Ali area of North Waziristan Agency (SWA).
Several people were also injured as the drone fired two missiles at a house located in the area.
Earlier on Friday, a US drone crashed in an uninhabited area in Wana, South Waziristan.
In a separate incident Local Taliban Commander Abbas Wazir along with two accomplices died in a suicide blast in Wana’s Rustam Bazar Vegetable Market. The blast took place inside Wazir’s office, causing damage to surrounding shops.
December 21, 2012 - Updated 165 PKT
UPDATE from DAWN:
PESHAWAR: Four suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike Friday afternoon in North Waziristan regions, one of Pakistan’s restive northwestern tribal agencies near the Afghan border, intelligence and government sources said.
Although military and political administration officials refuse to comment on such strikes in the tribal areas, intelligence sources said the drone targeted a suspected militant facility located in the Hisukhel area of Mir Ali, about 25 kilometres east of Miramshah, the main town in North Waziristan agency.
The drones fired two missiles, destroying the house and killing four militants inside, said the sources on condition of anonymity. The identities of the dead and their affiliation to a militant group were unclear, they added.
Some sources said some foreigners were also among the dead but their nationalities could not be ascertained.