Taliban Shadow District Governor Killed In Airstrike In Nangarhar

(Last Updated On: October 19, 2016)

5f2a5b08-6125-459d-9f0c-2e872a03dc25Four Taliban militants including a Taliban shadow district governor were killed following a drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, a statement from provincial governor office said on Wednesday.

Abdul Haleem also known as Qarman, Taliban so-called district governor for Bati Kot district was killed in a drone strike in Chardehy area of the district early this morning, the statement noted.

According to the statement, two other armed militants including Mawlawi Abbas a member of Taliban’s commission in the district were also killed in the attack and one more militant was injured.

Taliban have yet to make comments.

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