07 August 2017

News Story: 50 Taliban militants killed in E. Afghanistan airstrike

KHOST, Afghanistan, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Some 50 Taliban militants were killed and three others wounded in an airstrike against a militants' hideout in eastern province of Khost, a local official said Saturday.

"The strike was conducted in a remote locality in Piri area of Musa Khil district late on Friday evening," district chief Gulab Mangal told Xinhua.

Mangal said the airstrike was conducted by the U.S.-led coalition war planes in the province, 150 km southeast of Kabul.

Read the full story at Xinhua