U.S. drone strike kills 11 Pakistani Taliban in Afghanistan, sources say

March 25, 2015 5:19 AM

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DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike killed 11 Pakistani Taliban militants in northeastern Afghanistan, including six or seven senior commanders, intelligence officials said on Wednesday, hours after a strike killed at least nine militants in the same area.

The drone attack, late on Tuesday, was in Kunar province, near the site of fierce fighting on the Pakistani side of the border.

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