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Rebel leader among 7 dead in drone strike

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Rebel leader among 7 dead in drone strike

Aug 27, 2013 - 15:56

ASADABAD (PANinfo-icon): Seven militants, including a commander, have been killed in a drone strike in the Watapur district of eastern Kunar province, an official said on Tuesday.

At least two Arab fighters were among the fatalities resulting from the overnight raid in the Sangar village of the district, the provincial police chief said.

Brig. Gen. Abdul Haseeb Syedkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News civilians suffered no harm in the drone attack. There was no immediate reaction from the insurgents.



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