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8 insurgents killed in Parwan drone strike

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8 insurgents killed in Parwan drone strike

Oct 20, 2016 - 13:54

CHARIKARinfo-icon (Pajhwok): At least eight militants have been killed in a NATOinfo-icon drone strike in the Siah Gird district of central Parwan province, an official said on Thursday.

Mohammad Haroon Mubarez, chief of public order police battalion in Parwan, told Pajhwok Afghan News the rebels came under attack in Dara-i-Khushk area on Wednesday evening.

Mullahinfo-icon Saifullah, a notorious Talibaninfo-icon commander, was also among the dead, he said, adding several other insurgents were wounded in the attack.

Civilians suffered no casualties in the drone strike, Mubarez said. The Taliban have not commented on the incident yet.



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