Airstrike pounds rebels planting bombs, 8 killed
KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): An overnight airstrike by foreign troops killed eight suspected insurgents while planting roadside bombs on a key highway in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Tuesday.
The strike that took place around 1am last night targeted some individuals planting bombs on the Kandahar-Uruzgan highway in the Kisai area of Shah Wali Kot district, the governor’s spokesman, Javed Faisal, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The attack also destroyed 10 bombs, five Kalashnikovs, three walkie-talkies and four motorbikes belonging to the dead, he said.
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