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NATO airstrike leaves 8 rebels dead in Paktika province

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmad Shah Ghanizadahttps://www.khaama.com
Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

Taliban miliatnts killedAccording to local authorities in eastern Paktika province, at least eight militants were killed following a NATO airstrike in this province.

The provincial police chief, Gen. Nabi Jan Malakhel said the airstrike was carried out late Thursday night in Yahya Khel district.

Gen. Malakhel further added that a vehicle carrying insurgents was targeted in the airstrike.

The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the report so far.

Paktika is among the volatile provinces in eastern Afghanistan where anti-government armed militants groups including the Taliban militants and Haqqani Network insurgents are actively operating in its various districts.

At least 60 Haqqani Network militants were killed along with a number of foreign militants during an attack on Afghan military base in Paktika province last month.

According to local government officials, nearly 300 Haqqani Network militants along with foreign rebels participated in an attack to capture the Afghan military base in Zeruk district.

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