Tue, Oct

Al-Qaeda militants among 31 killed in Zabul airstrikes


At least 31 militants including members of the Al-Qaeda terrorist network were killed in a series of airstrikes in southern Zabul province of Afghanistan.

Local officials said Tuesday that the airstrikes were carried out in Khak-e-Afghan district targeting the hideouts of the militants.
Provincial governor’s spokesman Gul Islam said the airstrikes were carried out by the US forces based in Afghanistan.
He said at least 19 militants were also wounded in the airstrikes.