10 militants killed during NATO airstrike in Afghanistan

Kabul: A NATO-led coalition forces’ pilot-less aircraft struck a Taliban hideout in Afghanistan and killed 10 militants, police said on Saturday.

The strike, which was conducted in Barmal district, killed 10 militants and destroyed a militants’ vehicle, Xinhua news agency quoted policeman Shah Mohammad Aryan as saying.

In a separate incident in Wardak province, a Taliban militant was killed while three were arrested. The security forces seized five motorcycles during the raid.

The Taliban has not yet commented.