NATO says a missile fired from an unmanned aerial vehicle has killed 13 insurgents in southern Afghanistan.

According to NATO, international forces saw a group of insurgents preparing ammunition on Tuesday morning in the Naw Zad area of Helmand province.

The international force says among those killed were insurgent mortar teams moving equipment. There were no reports of civilian casualties.

NATO says another missile fired from an unmanned aircraft killed three insurgents in the Nad Ali district of Helmand on Monday.

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