Drone attack kills 6 including Taliban key commander in Afghanistan

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KHOST: At least six militants including a key commander named Jehad Shah were killed as unmanned plane targeted a Taliban hideout in Nadir Shah Kot district of the eastern Khost province on Wednesday, an army spokesman Captain Abdullah said.
“Acting upon intelligence report the security forces conducted drone strike on Taliban hideout in Zinokhil area of Nadir Shah Kot district early today morning, killing six rebels including their key commander Jehad Shad and injuring another,” Abdullah told a foreign news agency.
However, locals said that the drone targeted a car killing all those traveling in.
Taliban militants haven’t commented yet.

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