Taliban’s shadow deputy- governor and shadow district governor for Samangan province and six other insurgents were killed during special forces operations in Samangan on Saturday, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement Sunday.
The statement said that Mawlawi Jalal, Taliban’s shadow deputy governor for Samangan, and Mawlawi Gheyasuddin, known as Mujaheed, the shadow district governor for Doab district of Samangan province were among those killed.
The statement said that the targeted operation was conducted in Ab Khorak area of Doab district.
Fifteen other insurgents were wounded during the operation, statement added.
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