Afghanistan: US airstrike kills at least 11 insurgents in Nangarhar province

09 Sep 2017


Kabul, Sep 9: At least 11 insurgents were killed in a drone strike conducted by the US Army in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, reports said.

The raid took place in Bati Kot district of the province on Thursday evening.

The provincial government also confirmed the strike and said that several weapons belonging to the Taliban insurgents were also destroyed.

Meanwhile, in a separate airstrike, the group suffered casualties in Maidan Wardak province.

Among the three killed was a senior Taliban commander, who has been identified as Mawlavi Farid.

The Taliban has not commented on the report yet.

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