Afghanistan: 12 insurgents killed in two drone attacks

Afghanistan: 12 insurgents killed in two drone attacks

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KABUL: Afghan officials say that at least 12 insurgents including two of their commanders have been killed in separate drone attacks in eastern Afghanistan.

Mohammad Rahman Ayaz, spokesman for the provincial governor in eastern Paktika province, said Sunday that the two insurgent commanders were targeted by a drone while they were travelling in a vehicle Saturday in the Barmal district.

Meanwhile 10 other insurgents were killed in separate airstrike in neighbouring Paktia province, said Zelmai Wesaa, provincial governor for Paktia. Wessa added the attack took place in the Dand-e Patan district near the Pakistani border.__Hindustan Times

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