Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, Sep 8 (IANS) A Taliban group commander was killed and three others were injured on Tuesday as security forces ambushed a group of militants in Afghanistan’s Kunduz province, provincial police chief said.

“Taliban group commander Mawlawi Abdul Qahar was killed and three others were injured on Tuesday when security forces organised a military operation in Bagh-e-Shirkat area,” the police chief Qasim Jangal Bagh said.

Kunduz province with Kunduz city as its capital is 250 km north of Kabul.

Taliban militants who are active in parts of Kunduz province were yet to comment.

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