KABUL: A top leader of the Haqqani terrorist network was killed in an airstrike conducted by the Afghan forces in Southeast of Afghanistan.
The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), said the Haqqani leader killed in the operation has been identified as Khan Badshah son of Gulab Shah who was also famous as Faryadi.
The statement further added that the other militant killed in the airstrike has been identified as Khan Badshah’s deputy Syedan who was famous as Fedayi and was originally a resident of Orgun district.
Another militant identified as Mohsin, originally hailing from North Waziristan, was also killed as he was in command of a group of at least 30 militants.
NDS said the fourth Haqqani leader killed in the airstrike has not been identified so far.