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Eight Taliban fighters killed in US drone strike

Monitoring Desk

KABUL: At least eight Taliban fighters were killed and 15 other were injured in a US drone strike in Badakhshah area of Afghanistan on Tuesday.

As per details, the US conducted carried out drone strike in Raghistan district and targeted Taliban hideouts in the area and destroyed cache of Taliban weapons in the strike.

Badakhshan police chief, Abdul Khaliq Aqsai has said in a series of ground and air operations, the foreign forces bombarded the enemy targets in Raghistan district by using drones and as a result eight bodies of the Taliban fighters have been identified.

The Taliban confirmed that a drone strike had been carried out but claimed that they suffered no casualties.

 

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