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Two Pakistani militants killed in Kunar drone attack

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AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Two Pakistani militants were killed on Sunday in a US drone strike in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Sunday.

Provincial Police Chief, Brig. Gen. Abdul Habib Syedkhel told media that two Pakistani militants were killed in a US drone attack on Saturday night in Shultan valley of Shegal district of the province, which is bordering Pakistan. He added that two insurgents were killed while civilians escaped unhurt in the drone attack. The Taliban insurgents did not comment on the incident so far.

This is worth mentioning that a foreign militant commander with his two guards killed in a drone attack in province two days ago. According to Afghan officials, Bilal al-Naiby, who was allegedly an Arab, was targeted Thursday evening in Ghazi Abad district of the Kunar province.

This eastern province has long been experiencing terrorist attacks, and seen constant rocket fires from across the border over the past few years.