4 al-Qaeda operatives killed in Afghanistan

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Kabul, Sep 1 (IANS) At least four al-Qaeda operatives were killed in Afghanistan’s eastern Kunar province as an unmanned plane targeted the extremist outfit’s hideout, said a statement from the Afghan national army corps stationed in the eastern region on Saturday.

The unmanned plane, according to the statement, targeted the al-Qaeda hideout in Wata Pur district very recently, killing four operatives on the spot, Xinhua reported.

The statement did not say if there were any civilian or security personnel casualties.

–IANS

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