Friday, 21 September 2018 05:49 GMT

US drone strike kills 3 Haqqani rebels in Pakistan

(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) (Pajhwok): Three suspected militants have been killed in a US drone strike at a compound close to the in 's North Waziristan Agency, a media report said on Friday.

According to local officials, two missiles were fired at the compound in the Gorwek area across the border near Zero Point, Dawn reported.

Names of the deceased could not be ascertained but local sources claimed that both belonged to the .

Drone strikes in the region have surged in the wake of US President Donald Trump's announcement of a new Afghan policy in which Pakistan was accused of harbouring terrorists and offering 'safe havens to the agents of chaos'.

On Jan 17, two suspected militants were killed and another was injured when US drones fired missiles at some locations on both sides of the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency's Badshah Kot area.



US drone strike kills 3 Haqqani rebels in Pakistan

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