KABUL - The shadow district governor of the Taliban group for Khwajah Namosi district Mullah Zabiullah has been killed during the operations of the Afghan national defense and security forces in northern Faryab province, Khaama Press has reported.
The 209th Shaheen Corps in the North said at least 13 insurgents including Zabiullah were killed during the ongoing Naveed-8 operations.
According to the Shaheen Corp, the operations were conducted in Qura Sheikhi area and as a result at least nine insurgents were also wounded.
The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.
The Shaheen Corps on Saturday said at least eleven insurgents were killed in the airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force (AAF) in northern Faryab province.
The 209th Shaheen Corps in the North said the airstrikes were carried out as part of the ongoing Naveed-8 operations in this province.
A statement by the Shaheen Corps said the militants were targeted in the vicinity of Khwajah Sabs district and as a result at least five militants were also wounded.
The statement further added that two vehicles belonging to the insurgent groups were also destroyed.