US-led air raid kills eight in southeastern Afghanistan

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At least eight people have been killed in an airstrike carried out by US-led forces in Afghanistan’s southeastern province of Paktika, local authorities say.The provincial police chief, General Nabi Jan Malakhel said the victims were all Taliban militants in the Thursday night attack.Malakhel added that a vehicle carrying militants was targeted in the airstrike.The Taliban has not yet commented on the event.The incident marks the latest in a series of US-led airstrikes in volatile Afghanistan.On Thursday, local officials in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kunar said five Taliban members were killed in a US drone attack.

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