A US drone strike meant for ISIS killed 30 pine nut harvesters in Afghanistan

At least 30 civilians were killed and 40 injured in an air strike conducted by the Afghan security forces, backed by US air support, in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Thursday.


The attack, on Wednesday night was aimed at destroying a hideout used by ISIS militants, but it accidentally targeted farmers near a field, three government officials told Reuters.


Sohrab Qaderi, a provincial council member in eastern Nangarhar province,...