Da'aish local commander’s son among six killed in US drone strike near Pak-Afghan border

Published: March 12, 2018
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The drone strike targeted the hideout of the Islamic State resulting in the death of terrorists. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

The drone strike targeted the hideout of the Islamic State resulting in the death of terrorists. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

Six Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a US drone strike near the Pak-Afghan border on Monday, Express News reported.

According to reports, the strike took place in the Nangarhar province’s Nazyan district.

The drone targeted the hideout of the IS, resulting in the death of terrorists.

It is believed that the son of local IS Commander Dawood Mehmood was killed in the attack.

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On March 8, a US drone struck a hideout of the militants in Kunar province of Afghanistan and killed 21 suspected militants from the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), including a son of its chief Mulla Fazlullah.

Most of the dead belong to the Swat district of Pakistan – the home town of Fazlullah.

Officials said the drone hit the Chowgam Markaz of the banned outfit in the Shultan area of Shegal district, killing at least 21 would-be suicide bombers.

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