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5 Taliban, Daesh fighters eliminated in drone strikes

5 Taliban, Daesh fighters eliminated in drone strikes

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Jan 23, 2016 - 15:08

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five militants have been killed in new US drone strikes in different parts of the country, officials said on Saturday.

Three fighters were killed by a drone-fired missile in the Khawajakhel locality of Arghandab district in southern Zabul province, the town’s administrative head, Mullahinfo-icon Zarif, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The incident took place late on Friday, he added.

Two more insurgent belonging to the Islamic State (IS) group were killed in a separate drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province, said Attaullah Khogyani, the governor spokesman.

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