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Key Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 Jun 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Kabul, June 8: A key commander of the Taliban militant group was killed during a drone attack in Afghanistan’s Kur province, a police official said on Monday. “Acting upon intelligence report, security forces conducted a drone attack on Taliban hideouts in Chapa Dara district on Sunday evening, killing key Taliban commander Mullah Asmatullah,” the official said. According to security sources, Mullah Asmatullah was the commander of some 100 fighters and his elimition could prove to be a major setback to the militant group, Xinhua reported. (IANS)

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