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Afghanistan: Key Taliban leader killed in airstrike  Afghanistan
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Afghanistan: Key Taliban leader killed in airstrike 

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 31 Oct 2020, 03:55 pm

Kabul: Afghanistan's Ministry of Defence on Saturday said the deputy head of the Taliban military commission for Helmand province has been killed during airstrike.  

The Ministry said Mullah Amanullah, deputy of the Taliban’s military commission for Helmand Province, and eight other Taliban terrorists were killed in the incident.

A large amount of weapons and ammunition were also destroyed during the airstrike.

"Mullah Amanullah, deputy of the Taliban’s military commission for Helmand Prov. was killed with 8 of his fighters, yesterday in an airstrike. #AAF targeted them in Nawa district. A large amount of their weapons and ammunitions were also destroyed," the Ministry tweeted.

The Taliban did not comment on the incident so far, as per local media reports.