Two key Haqqani commanders and four other insurgents were killed in the early morning raid, the MoI said in a statement.
Two Haqqani Commanders Killed in Paktika Airstrike
At least six Haqqani insurgents including their two commanders were killed in an airstrike in southeastern Paktika province on Sunday, the Interior Ministry (MoI) said in a statement on Monday.
The airstrike took place about 5:00am local time on Sunday in Shaikhan area of Argon district of the province.
“Abdul Aziz and Ghalchakai, two commanders of Haqqan network and four other insurgents were killed,” the statement said.
“The commanders were involved in terrorist actives in Paktika,” it said.
However, the statement did not provide further details.