Top Chinese militant commander killed in Afghanistan: Military officials

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KABUL - Afghan Military has claimed killing top Chinese militant commander in Afghanistan .

A top leader of a militant group hailing from China was killed during the operations of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces in Northeastern Badakhshan province, Khaama Press has reported.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North said at least seven militants including two Chinese nationals were killed during the operations.

The officials further added that one of the Chinese nationals killed during the operations has been identified as Mustafa who was the deputy leader of a Chinese militant group.

A spokesman for the 209th Shaheen Corps Mohammad Hanif Rezayi confirmed that the militants were killed in Jurm district.

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