13 rebels dead in Laghman, Kunar drone strikes
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Thirteen insurgents, including two commanders, have been killed and two others wounded in two separate US drone strikes in eastern Laghman and Kunar provinces, the governor’s spokesman and a police official said Saturday.
Sarhadi Zwak told Pajhwok Afghan News the missile strike took place in Sharafuddin Kala, a locality in Alishang district, late last evening.
In another missile strike in Shigal district of eastern Kunar province on Saturday, police chief said that nine Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants were killed and two others wounded.
Abdul Habib Sayedkhel said the missile attack took place in Shaltan locality of the district at around 2:30 pm. Militants’ commanders Ali was among the dead, he said.
Militants however, have not yet commented on the attack.
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