us drone strike afghanistan1At least three Taliban militants were killed following a drone strike by NATO-led coalition forces in eastern Kunar province.

According to local government officials, the airstrike was carried out late Friday night in Shegal district.

Provincial police chief, Abdul Habib Syed Kheli said the drone targeted a compound used by anti-government armed militants.

The Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report so far.

Kunar is among the volatile provinces in eastern Afghanistan where anti-government armed militant groups are actively operating in its various districts.

Kunar is among the volatile provinces in eastern Afghanistan where Taliban militants and insurgents from the other militant networks are openly operating.

Kunar is also considered to be a hotbed of insurgents both for the Afghan and Pakistani militants, as Kunar province has border with the tribal regions of Pakistan.

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