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US kills Afghan Taliban fighters in drone strike in Pakistan

“The US killed nine Afghan Taliban fighters in an drone strike in Pakistan’s Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan today. The CIA-operated, remotely piloted Predators or Reapers fired two missiles at a compound in the village of Zoya Saidgai in North Waziristan Shawal Valley, killing nine jihadists. The compound ‘is said to be a hideout of the Afghan Taliban,’ Dawn reported. All nine jihadists killed in the US airstrike ‘were associated with the Afghan Taliban,’ sources told the Pakistani news agency. The fighters were members of the Haqqani Network, according to AFP.”

Source: US kills Afghan Taliban fighters in drone strike in Pakistan | The Long War Journal

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