US drone strike in Afghanistan kills 8 Taliban members

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KABUL - Farah officials said the insurgents were killed in a drone strike against a drug factory in the province.

*At least eight Taliban insurgents were killed in a drone strike in western Farah province on Sunday, local officials confirmed on Monday.*

The strike took place in Bala Bolok district of the province after a drone targeted a drug factory belonging to the Taliban, officials said.

However, officials did not provide further details.

The Taliban has not yet commented.

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