23 May 2017

News Story: Airstrikes kill 9 Taliban including key commander in Afghan northern province

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Nine Taliban militants including a key commander have been confirmed dead after aircrafts pounded Taliban hideouts in Qala-e-Zal district of Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province Sunday night, Interior Ministry said in a statement released here on Monday.

"Nine Taliban fighters including Mawlawi Dost Mohammad the shadow governor for Qala-e-Zal district were killed in air raids last night," said the statement.

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