KABUL: (Middle East Press) At least 17 Taliban militants including their leader Mullah Dawood, have been killed following an airstrike carried out by the US led-coalition in eastern Nangarhar province.

The attack were launched late Monday in Dabili locality of Landi Basawal area of Mohamand Dara District, said Colonel Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, head of the Media Office of the Police in Nangarhar.

The group planned to carry-out terrorist attacks in Mohmand Dara District and on Jalalabad-Torkham highway but targeted in the airstrike before reaching to their goal, added Mashriqiwal.

The militants are yet to comment regarding the report.

Nangarhar province and Mohmand Dara is one of the insecure places – where the Taliban insurgents frequently target security forces and civilians.


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