US drone kills two near Kurram

Published: December 26, 2017
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A file photo of a US drone. PHOTO: AFP

A file photo of a US drone. PHOTO: AFP

PESHAWAR: At least two people, including a Haqqani network commander, were killed after a suspected US drone struck a vehicle on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border near Kurram Agency, officials said.

Reports suggest there were at least four people in the vehicle when it was targeted by the unmanned aerial vehcile.

Sources said the dead were Jumma Khan, a Haqqani network commander and his associate.

Four killed as suspected US drone targets Haqqani militants in Pakistan

It was not immediately clear if the drone hit the vehicle inside the Pakistani territory or on the Afghan side of the border.

Last month, a suspected US drone strike targeted a hideout of the Haqqani network in the same area, killing four people

 

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Reader Comments (6)

  • Sajid
    Dec 26, 2017 - 3:08PM

    what do you mean suspected! Is Afghan Pakistan border on Moon! Where was Pak Air Force! They kept sleeping like salala incident!Recommend

  • Sami Baloch
    Dec 26, 2017 - 3:09PM

    It was in Afghanistan or on the zero pointRecommend

  • Sajid
    Dec 26, 2017 - 3:10PM

    We were told by the Air Chief that any drone will be brought down by the Pak Air Force!Recommend

  • rk singh
    Dec 26, 2017 - 3:49PM

    Huge loss for ISI and Pakistan.Recommend

  • nizamuddin khan
    Dec 26, 2017 - 3:55PM

    There were several rockets and missiles fired at the drone and they all missed and landed back in the Pakistani territory and killed couple of terrorists. So the credit really goes to Pakistan…the drone was just an excuse.Recommend

  • Raman
    Dec 26, 2017 - 10:23PM

    Complain to china Recommend

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