Drone strike at Pakistan-Afghan border kills three

Islamabad/Kabul, Oct 29 (IANS) At least three suspected rebels, belonging to the self-styled Islamic State militant group, were killed on Thursday in a US drone strike in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, near Pakistan’s Khyber Agency.

Security sources said the drone targeted a militant compound in the Nazyan district, killing three suspected militants and injuring five others, Dawn reported.

In a similar airstrike in the same area on October 23, at least 16 suspected militants belonging to IS were reported killed.

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