AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: As many as 14 Taliban militants have been killed in a drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province the other day, said spokesman for the provincial police chief.
Hazrat Husain Mashriqiwal said that the US drone strike targeted the Taliban insurgents in Mach Megi area of Lalpoora district of the province. He added that two hideouts of the terrorists were destroyed in the district. Mashriqiwal said that there were no civilian casualties.
“The drone strike killed 14 Taliban militants and wounded several others,” he added.
Lalpoora district is located near the Durand Line, where militants frequently sneak from other side of the de facto line.
It is worth mentioning that NATO troops in Afghanistan have increased their drone strikes against militants in eastern provinces of Afghanistan.