DroneA drone strike has killed six Taliban militants in Gomal District of Paktika province, an official said on Thursday.

Spokesperson for the governor of Paktika province told Khaama Press that militants killed in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) attack in Raghi area on Wednesday morning were fighting under the command of Asmatullah, the shadow governor of Taliban for Gomal District.

Nabiullah Peerkhil further said that the dead bodies of the insurgents were shifted by other Taliban members from the area.

Local officials also confirmed the air strike saying that it was conducted on a hideout of Taliban early in the morning and that a number of weapons were also destroyed in the attack.

Taliban have not yet commented on the report.

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