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Three killed in U.S. drone strike at Pak-Afghan border

Three killed in U.S. drone strike at Pak-Afghan border”

A suspected USA drone killed on Friday three militants in an area near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, a senior provincial official said.

"Two missiles were dropped on the home of Maulvi Mohibullah and three people have been killed", Baseer Khan Wazir, the senior most administrator in Kurram, was quoted as saying by The Express Tribune.

Following a suicide attack that killed at least three people in Kabul, former Australian cricketer Dean Jones, who is now working as a broadcaster in Afghanistan, has come out in support of the Asian country.

The identities of those killed and wounded remained unclear but an intelligence official in Kurram said one of the dead belonged to the Haqqani Network. The U.S.is believed to have ordered at least two other drone attacks this year.

Three suspected terrorists were killed while another sustained injuries in a drone strike believed to be carried out by USA in Kurram Agency on Friday. He offered few details.

Two Afghan Taliban sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Mohib was affiliated with the Haqqani network.

There were many people on social media who suggested that there should not be any cricket league held in Afghanistan following the blast near the Kabul International Stadium in the country's capital earlier this week.

The Prime Minister reiterated Pakistan's support for Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process.



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