Afghanistan

5 Haqqani militants killed in Afghan raid

Oct 4, 2018
Five militants of Haqqani militant group were killed in an Afghan Air Force-led airstrike in Afghanistan's Paktika province, the country's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.
 
The strike was launched in Gomal district after an intelligence tip-off confirmed the presence of the militants in a remote area in the district, bordering Pakistan, Xinhua news agency reported citing the ministry's statement.
 
As a Taliban-linked group of militants, the Haqqani network was designated as a terrorist group by the US in 2012. The group was yet to comment on the report. 

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