U.S. air strike

U.S. Strike in Afghanistan Kills 18, Most Militants but Possibly Civilians Too

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Sept 28 – A suspected U.S. drone strike against Daesh in Afghanistan killed 18 people on Wednesday, most of them militants but possibly including some civilians, Afghan officials said. Civilians casualties in U.S. air strikes against Taliban and other militants in Afghanistan have long been a source of friction between the allies who

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Afghan Police Killed by U.S. Air Strike

By Mohammed Stanekzai LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, Sept 19  – A U.S. air strike killed as many as eight Afghan policemen outside the embattled provincial capital of Uruzgan province, Afghan officials said on Monday, as security forces, supported by U.S. strikes, battle resurgent Taliban militants. An initial air strike late on Sunday killed one policeman, while

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Key Daesh Leader Killed in Apparent U.S. Strike in Syria

By Angus McDowall and Phil Stewart BEIRUT/WASHINGTON, Aug 31  – Daesh said on Tuesday one of its most prominent and longest-serving leaders was killed in what appeared to be an American air strike in Syria, depriving the militant group of the man in charge of directing attacks overseas. A U.S. defence official told Reuters the United

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