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7 killed as drone hits Daesh hideout in Kunar

7 killed as drone hits Daesh hideout in Kunar

Jul 31, 2017 - 20:11

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least seven Daesh or self-styled Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a drone strike in eastern Kunar province on Monday, police said.

Provincial Police Chief Maj. Gen. Jumma Gul Himmat told Pajhwok Afghan News the NATOinfo-icon-operated drone targeted a Daesh hideout in mountainous Talona area of Watapur district at around 11am today morning.   

As a result, he said, seven IS militants were killed, including a commander, with civilians escaping unharmed.

There has been so far no word from insurgents about the latest drone strike.



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