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6 Taliban killed in Paktia drone strike

6 Taliban killed in Paktia drone strike

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May 27, 2018 - 17:22

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Six Talibaninfo-icon have been killed in a US drone strike in the Syed Karm district of southeastern Paktia province, an official said on Sunday.

Police Spokesman Sardar Wali Tabasum told Pajhwok Afghan News the strike targeted a house in the Kohsen locality where some Taliban members have come together.

The resident of locality, who wished to go unnamed, said two members of the house were among the dead.

But Abdullah Hasrat, the governor spokesman, said six Taliban were killed and five others injured in the drone strike.

The Taliban have not yet spoken about the airstrike.

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