ZABUL - A top Afghan Taliban Commander has been killed in an air strike in Afghanistan.
A key Taliban group leader who was also the executioner of the group in southern Zabul province was killed in an airstrike of the U.S.forces.
The provincial police commandment in a statement said the Taliban leader Haroon was killed along with two other militants in a drone strike in Kajer Khel area of Shajoi district, Khaama Press has reported.
The statement further added that the airstrike was carried out at around 4pm local time on Thursday.
In the meantime, Colonel Mohamamd Mustafa Mayar, the Police Chief of Zabul, said commander Haroon was involved in several beheadings of the tribal elders and security personnel.
Col. Mayar further added Haroon was also shadow military chief of the group in Shahjoi district of Zabul province and was planning and coordinating suicide attacks.