mq9gpsbomb_20080520At least ten Taliban militants were killed following a NATO airstrike in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan.

According to local authorities, the airstrike was carried in Khas Kunar district.

Provincial security chief, Gen. Abdul Habib Syed Khel, said at least four Pakistani militants were also among the ten militants killed following the drone strike.

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

Kunar is among the volatile provinces in eastern Afghanistan which shares a border with the tribal regions of Pakistan.

The anti-government armed militant groups including Pakistani militants are actively operating in its various districts and frequently carry out insurgency activities.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.