DroneA drone strike carried out the coalition forces in eastern Nangarhar province has killed a Taliban shadow district governor, Ministry of Defense and Nangarhar’s police HQ announced on Wednesday.

According to a statement released by the ministry, Qari Salim the so-called governor for Gushta District and one of his companions was killed in Mohmand Dara District on Tuesday.

“two militants were killed in an airstrike in Dabila area of Mohmand Dara District around 5 o’clock yesterday, among them is a so-called district governor of armed militants,” a statement released by Nangarhar police HQ’s spokesperson Colonel Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal.

Yesterday’s air strike was at least the 3rd one carried out by Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in Nangarhar this month.

12 militants including Noor Rahman the Taliban shadow governor for Khogyani District were killed in a drone strike on November 14 and 33 were killed in an air strike in Gulai area of Ghanikhil District on November 7.

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