Key Haqqani network commander killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, June 9 (IANS) A key commander of the Haqqani Network terrorist group was killed in Afghanistan’s Paktika province in a drone attack, officials said on Thursday.

The attack took place in Sarwaza district on Wednesday night during which a huge quantity of arms and ammunition were also destroyed, Xinhua news agency reported.

The commander, Sirajuddin Khademi was in-charge of providing logistics support to the insurgents.

Haqqani network, which has been operating mostly in Afghanistan’ s eastern provinces and Kabul, is regarded as military wing of the Taliban outfit.

–IANS

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