Drone attack in northwestern Pakistan kills five Afghan Taliban members

Five people were killed in a drone attack targeting a militant house in northwestern Pakistan late on Monday.

IANS October 16, 2017 22:14:22 IST
Drone attack in northwestern Pakistan kills five Afghan Taliban members

Islamabad: Five people were killed in a drone attack targeting a militant house in northwestern Pakistan late on Monday, a media report said.

Drone attack in northwestern Pakistan kills five Afghan Taliban members

Representational image. AP

Reports said the attack took place in Kurram Agency in northwestern Pakistan bordering Afghanistan and four or six missiles were fired in the attack. Some others were reportedly injured.

A militant commander and four of his companions reportedly belonging to Afghan Taliban were killed in the attack.

The local administration in the agency is investigating the incident, said the reports, adding that it was still unclear whether the attack happened in Pakistan or in the other side of the border in Afghanistan.

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