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Coalition drone strikes kill 7 militants in E. Afghanistan

 Seven Taliban militants have been killed after NATO-led coalition forces' unmanned planes fired four missiles in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, the Afghan military said on Tuesday.
Coalition drone strikes kill 7 militants in E. Afghanistan
The precision strikes were conducted acting on intelligence reports in Shipana, Gandomak and Surdag localities of Sherzad district on Monday, Afghan army Corps 201 Selab said in a statement.
The sorties also destroyed two militants' vehicles, five motorcycles and some weapons and ammunition, according to the statement.
Civilians and local villagers were not hurt by the strikes, the statement added.
The Taliban militant group has not made a comment on the report so far.
 
 
Wednesday 7 August 2019 03:20
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