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Six suspected militants killed near Pakistan-Afghan border

  • At least six suspected militants were killed on Friday in a US drone strike near Pakistan-Afghan border in Khyber Agency. Security sources said the drone targeted a militant compound in the Nazyan district of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, on the zero line bordering Khyber Agency. The drone strike killed six suspected militants while the compound was completely destroyed. The sources added that all the six "militants" belonged to the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group in Afghanistan. (Source: IANS)