Second US drone strike near Pakistan Afghanistan border, at least two terrorists killed
PESHAWAR – At least two terrorists were killed in a suspected US drone strike in an area of Afghanistan, bordering with Pakistan, local media reported.
This was the second strike in a day near the border. The first strike was reportedly carried out in Lower Kurram Agency’ area Badsha Kot in which a missile hit a house, leaving one person injured.
The latest drone attack took place in Shanqilay area of Afghanistan near the border, in which two extremists reportedly were killed.
At least two people, including a Haqqani militant network commander, were killed after a suspected US drone targeted a vehicle on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border near Kurram Agency, officials said.
According to sources, there were at least four people in the vehicle when it was targeted that led to the killing of Haqqani network commander Jumma Khan and his aide.
Earlier in November, a suspected US drone strike targeted a hideout of the Haqqani militant network in the same area, killing four people.