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2 rebels dead in drone strike; school torched in Kunar

2 rebels dead in drone strike; school torched in Kunar

Feb 11, 2015 - 12:21

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Two militants have been killed in a drone strike while another school was torched by rebels in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Wednesday.

Kunar police Chief Brig Gen. Abdul Habib Sayedkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News two Talibaninfo-icon commanders of Khurasan group were killed in a drone strike in Khas Kunar district last night.

He said that civilians suffered no casualties in the attack.

Separately, militants set a school on fire in Dangam district of Kunar on Tuesday night. Sayedkhel said the girls’ primary school was completely damaged.

A resident of the area Hazrat Mohammad said that the school was located in the Sawoon locality. The damaged to the educational institution had deprived hundreds of children from educationinfo-icon.

But a Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said militants were not involved in the incident. The school was torched as a result of internal differences among local residents, he claimed.

A week ago, a school and a healthinfo-icon clinic were blown up and destroyed in Nari district of Kunar.



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