Afghan Taliban Commander killed in Afghanistan

Afghan Taliban Commander killed in Afghanistan

KABUL - At least four Taliban militants were killed in a night raid conducted by the Special Operations Forces of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The provincial government media office in a statement said the raid was conducted late on Wednesday night in the vicinity of Wazir area in Khogyani district.

The statement further added that a local commander of the Taliban group identified as Abdullah alias Mazlumyar was among those killed.

A large number of weapons, ammunition, and explosives belonging to the Taliban insurgents were also destroyed during the operation, the statement added.