Taliban key commander killed in Afghanistan
Published: 04:13 PM, 20 September 2020
A Taliban key commander was killed in a clash with security forces in Afghanistan's northern Sari Pul province on Sunday.
Provincial government spokesman Zabihullah Amani told Xinhua: “The infamous Taliban key commander Mullah Abdullah who was notorious for his brutality lost his life in a clash with government forces in Khamarabad area outside provincial capital Sari Pul city today morning.”
Describing Mullah Abdullah as a very powerful commander in Sari Pul province, Amani said that Abdullah’s death could give a major blow to Taliban fighters in Sari Pul and its vicinity.
The Taliban outfit hasn’t made a comment yet.