US Drone strikes killed seventeen civilians in Afghanistan

Officials and local elders said on Thursday, at least, seventeen civilians were killed during American airstrikes in province of Paktika of Afghanistan.

 

Three drone strikes reportedly hit the area of Nematabad on Wednesday one of which killed a local elder said to be strongly anti-taliban on his way to mediate.

 

According to the district governor of Gomal, Shaista Khan Akhtarzada a team of investigators determined that the people killed were civilians.

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