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50 killed in drone strike and suicide attack in Afghanistan
September 19, 2019

In Afghanistan, fifty people have been killed in a drone strike and a suicide attack in Nangarhar and Zabul provinces.

In Afghanistan, 30 farm labourers were killed and forty others injured after a US drone accidentally targeted them at Wazir Tangi area in eastern Nangarhar province.

The drone strike was intended to hit an Islamic State hideout in the area.

Afghanistan’s Defense Ministry and a senior U.S official in Kabul confirmed the drone strike.

Meanwhile at least twenty people were killed and more than ninety others injured in a powerful suicide bomb blast near a government hospital in Qalat, the capital of southern Zabul province today.

Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack.

Meanwhile, at least twenty people were killed and more than ninety others injured in a powerful suicide bomb blast near a government hospital in Qalat, the capital of southern Zabul province today.  

Taliban have claimed responsibility of the attack that destroyed part of the hospital.

NNR/Karrar