Publish dateSunday 5 April 2020 - 15:26
Story Code : 206998
Senior Taliban Leader Killed in Wardak Province
The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) killed a prominent Taliban during a clash in central Wardak province, the Afghan military said.
According to a statement released by 203rd Thunder Corps, the security forces repulsed a Taliban attack on Sayedabad district late on Saturday night.
The statement further added that the security forces killed Qari Jawid alias Masroor, one of the prominent leaders of Taliban during the clash.
Qari Jawid was in charge of a group of 50 Taliban militants, the 203rd Thunder Corps said, adding that he was also appointed as the shadow police chief of Taliban for Sayedabad district.
The security forces also killed 6 other militants during the clash, the 203rd Thunder Corps added in its statement.
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