U.S. drone strike kills nine Pakistani Taliban in Afghanistan




 
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March 24th, 2015  
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By Saud Mehsud DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike killed at least nine Pakistani militants in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province early Tuesday, intelligence officials said, part of an intensifying drone campaign against Pakistani militants in Afghanistan. Tuesday's drone strike was near the site of fierce fighting on the Pakistani side of the border in recent days. Two Pakistani intelligence officials confirmed Tuesday's strike in the Nazyan area of Nangarhar near Pakistan's Khyber Agency.

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