US drone strikeAt least three suspected militants were killed in a drone strike along the Durand Line apparently carried out by the US forces in Afghanistan, it has been reported.

According to the local media reports in Pakistan, the airstrike targeted the militants near Kurram Agency, a tribal area in northwest Pakistan, located along the Durand Line.

The reports further added that two militants apparently belonging to the mlitants were also destroyed in the raid.

According to the reports, the latest drone strike was the second of its kind since the beginning of the year, targeting militants inside the Pakistani soil.

There has been a sharp decline in the number of US drone strikes in Pakistan in 2015 and 2016 compared with the previous years.

However, the US forces in Afghanistan have increased air raids in the country amid deteriorating security situation.

According to reports released earlier this month, the U.S. forces in Afghanistan carried out at least 20 airstrikes targeting the loyalists of the Islamic State terror group in Afghanistan during a period of 3 weeks.

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