Kabul, Sep 6 (IANS) At least six militants, including a key Taliban commander, were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday in a drone attack, an army official said. Also Read - Two Afghan Women Supreme Court Judges Shot Dead in Kabul

The unmanned plane targeted a militant hideout in Nadir Shah Kot district of Khost province, Army spokesman Captain Abdullah said. Also Read - International Flights: India Approves Revised Air Bubble With Afghanistan, Philippines | Details Here

“Acting upon intelligence inputs the security forces conducted the early morning strike on a Taliban hideout in Zinokhil, killing six rebels including commander Jehad Shad and injuring another,” Abdullah told Xinhua news agency. Also Read - PUBG Mobile Latest Update: Check List of Countries Where This Game Was Banned Due to Addiction Issues

Eyewitnesses, however, said that the drone targeted a car killing all those travelling in it.

The Taliban has not yet commented on the strike.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.