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IPFS News Link • Afghanistan

U.S. Launches Airstrike Against Taliban Days After "Peace Deal" is Signed

•, Ben Swann

The U.S. carried out its first airstrike on the Islamist militant group since announcing the agreement. A U.S. military spokesman said the "defensive strike" in Helmand province was aimed at disrupting Taliban fighters "who were actively attacking an [Afghan security] checkpoint."