• publish: 19 December 2016
  • time: 7:44 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 4668

Afghan forces kill Taliban leader during night raid in Nangarhar

A leader of the Taliban group was killed during a night military raid conducted by the Afghan special forces in eastern Nangarhar province.

The provincial police commandment said the operation was conducted late on Sunday night in Chaparhar district, according to Khaama press.

The security officials said another Taliban insurgent accompanying the Taliban leader was also killed and another militant was wounded.

The officials further added that the Afghan forces and the local residents did not suffer any casualties during the operation.

The Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report so far.

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