PESHAWAR – At least four suspected militants were killed in a US-led drone strike in Afghanistan’s Paktia province near the Pak-Afghan border on Thursday, according to media reports.
This is the second drone strike in the area this week.
At least six Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants were killed in an earlier strike, with Jamaat-ul-Ahrar chief Umar Khalid Mansoor – believed to be the mastermind of APS Peshawar massacre – reportedly injured in the assault. His death was confirmed by the terrorist group on Wednesday in a statement released to Pakistani media.
More than 30 people have been killed in unprecedented increase drone strikes near Pak-Afghan border in the last few days.
This is a developing story. More updates to follow