Drones hit house along Pak-Afghan border, killing four

Staff Reporter


At least four people were killed on Monday in drone strikes targeting a house along the zero-line of Kurram Agency’s bordering area of Afghanistan, local sources said.
An official, who wished not to be named, said there were at least three drones hovering over the area for a few hours before striking missiles on the compound in Maqbal area. The identities of the deceased have not been ascertained so far, he said.
The political administration of Kurram Agency said they are still investigating whether the area was a Pakistani or Afghan territory.
Local sources said that the bombardment continued for some time.
In June, a senior commander of a militant group allied with the Afghan Taliban was killed in a US drone strike in an area on the confluence of borders between Hangu district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Orakzai and North Waziristan tribal regions. Also in March, a suspected missile-firing US drone killed two Afghan Taliban militants in a village near the Afghan border

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