Taliban commander among 4 killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, June 23 (IANS) Four Taliban militants including a group commander were killed in an ambush by security forces in Afghanistan’s Kunduz province on Thursday, officials said.

“Acting on a tip-off, the security forces organised an ambush on Taliban rebels killing commander Mullah Abdul Rahim alias Abas along with three of his armed companions,” Xinhua news agency quoted an official as saying.

–IANS

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