Drone strike in Afghanistan kills 4 Pakistani Taliban, 7 others: Official

A US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan killed four Pakistani Taliban and seven other insurgents, a district official said Wednesday.

Reuters| Last Updated: Dec 17, 2014, 12:56 PM IST

Kabul: A US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan killed four Pakistani Taliban and seven other insurgents, a district official said Wednesday.

Mahlem Mashuq, the governor of Sherzad district in Nangarhar province, said the drone`s missiles hit a pickup truck killing all 11 occupants on Tuesday afternoon, as members of the Pakistani Taliban were staging a siege on a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar near the Afghan border.