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Afghanistan: 5 Talibani militants killed in drone strike by US

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At least five terrorists were killed in a by the in Laman area of on Saturday.

According to Geo News, two missiles hit a house in the area, killing five militants affiliated with terror group. The group is a faction of Pakistan's

A top commander, identified as Asadullah alias Shingri, of the group was among the dead.

Last month, US revoked a policy that asked the (CIA) to publish the number of civilians killed from drone strikes.

The policy was formulated by the in 2016 following the pressure from the international community for more transparency.

Last month, the also acknowledged that civilians were killed during a strike in

had accused the US of killing civilians during a in Somalian in 2018.

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 16:39 IST