Wednesday Jan 24, 2018
PESHAWAR: Two people were killed in a drone strike on a house situated close to the Orakzai Agency and Kurram Agency, political administration officials informed Geo News on Wednesday.
Two missiles were shot at the house in Spin Tal Dappah Mamozai area.
According to the political administration, Ahsan aka Khoray, a commander of the Haqqani Network, was among those killed in the strike.
Earlier, on January 17, as many as two suspected militants were killed in the day's second drone strike in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan, Geo News reported citing sources.
The latest drone attack took place in Shanqilay area of Afghanistan near the Pak-Afghan border. Hours before, at least one person was injured in a strike in Lower Kurram Agency, sources said.
A missile fired from a drone landed outside a house in Badshah Kot area of the agency – one of the seven tribal agencies in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas.