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Senior commander among seven Taliban killed in Afghanistan

Senior commander among seven Taliban killed in Afghanistan

| | 20 May 2017, 03:13 pm
Kabul, May 20 (IBNS) : A senior commander of the Taliban group has been killed along with six other militants in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan.

Quoting  local government officials Khaama Press said the senior Taliban commander killed during the operation has been identified as Faqir Mohammad Khairkhwa who was killed during an operation on Friday.

The officials further added that another Taliban militant was also critically wounded during the operation.

The militants suffered the casualties during the Silab-5 operations being conducted in the restive parts of Laghman province, the officials said, adding that the Afghan security forces did not suffer any casualties during the operations.


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