US drone kills 8 suspected militants in Afghanistan

This is the second such attack in eastern Nangarhar province bordering Pakistan in 2 days

US drone kills 8 suspected militants in Afghanistan

World Bulletin / News Desk

A U.S. drone airstrike killed eight suspected pro-Daesh militants in eastern Nangarhar province late Monday, according to police Tuesday.

This is the second such attack in two consecutive days in the province.

In a statement, police in Nangarhar said the drone had targeted a hideout of suspected Daesh militants in Nazian district.

A large cache of arms and ammunition were also destroyed, it added.

In the previous attack, police spokesman Hazrat Hussain told Anadolu Agency, a U.S drone struck a car in Haska Maina district late Sunday, killing five passengers, who were believed to be militants.

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