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USA: Drone Strike Launched Against Daesh Member

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Staff Writer, TLR

Published on July 14, 2023, 17:41:00

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Daesh , Attack

The United States launched a drone strike against a Daesh attack "planner" in eastern Afghanistan, the military said on Friday, a day after a suicide bombing at Kabul airport killed 13 US troops and scores of Afghan civilians.

The drone strike took place in Nangarhar province, east of Kabul and bordering Pakistan. A reaper drone, which took off from the Middle East, struck the militant while he was in a car with a Daesh associate and is believed to have been killed. There are roughly 5,000 US troops at Kabul's airport, helping to evacuate American citizens, at-risk Afghans and other nationalities before Biden's Tuesday deadline.

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