US drone kills two near Kurram

Sources say a Haqqani network commander among those killed in the attack


Our Correspondent December 26, 2017
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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Raman | 3 years ago | Reply Complain to china
nizamuddin khan | 3 years ago | Reply 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.
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