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12 insurgents killed in drone attacks, report Afghan officials

Afghan Officials Told That At Least 12 Insurgents That Also Included Two Of Their Commanders Have Been Killed In Separate Drone Attacks In Eastern Afghanistan.

PTI | Updated on: 19 Mar 2017, 07:20:16 PM
12 insurgents killed in drone attacks, report Afghan officials

Kabul:

Afghan officials told that at least 12 insurgents that also included two of their commanders have been killed in separate drone attacks in eastern Afghanistan.

Mohammad Rahman Ayaz, spokesman for the provincial governor in eastern Paktika province, said on Sunday that the two insurgent commanders were targeted by a drone while they were traveling in a vehicle on Saturday in the Barmal district.

Meanwhile 10 other insurgents were killed in separate airstrike in neighboring Paktia province, said Zelmai Wesaa, provincial governor for Paktia. Wessa added the attack took place in the Dand-e Patan district near the Pakistani border. 

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First Published : 19 Mar 2017, 07:05:00 PM

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