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Drone strike, bomb kill 16 Taliban in Nangarhar

Drone strike, bomb kill 16 Taliban in Nangarhar

Dec 08, 2015 - 16:38

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Sixteen Talibaninfo-icon fighters have been killed in a NATOinfo-icon drone strike and a bomb blast in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said on Monday.

The drone killed 11 militants in Ador area of Khogyani district, Nangarhar police spokesman Lt. Col. Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told Pajhwok Afghan News. Civilians suffered no casualties in the aerial attack, he said.

Separately, five Taliban militants were killed in a bomb blast amid clashes with Islamic State (Daesh) fighters in Manu area of Chaparhar district, the police spokesman said.



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