29 August 2017

News Story: Afghan forces kill senior Taliban leader

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- A senior Taliban leader was killed in clashes with Afghan security forces in northern Kunduz province on Sunday, the provincial police chief said on Monday.

"The clash took place Sunday in Kharkara area of restive Chardara district. As a result Mullah Meraj known as Qassab (butcher) was killed and two of his armed men wounded," Abdul Hamid Hamidi told reporters.

Read the full story at Xinhua