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14 militants killed in separate airstrikes in Paktia province


Air-forces-1Afghan army gunships pound militantsAt least 14 militants were killed in two separate airstrikes in southeastern Paktia province of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Tuesday.

According to a statement by MoD, the first airstrike was carried out in Gian district of Paktia, leaving at least 8 militants dead and 4 others wounded.

The statement further added that the second airstrike was carried out in Gomal district leaving at least 6 militants dead and 2 others wounded.

According to MoD, at least 3 militants were killed during a separate clearance operations by the Afghan security forces in the vicinity of Ahmad Khel district.