Rebel commander among 5 killed in ISAF airstrike
The raid was conducted on Friday afternoon in Khost area, Khak-i-Safed district chief, Malak Khudadad, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Responsible for Taliban operations in Khost and Jeaja areas of the district, the commander was involved in several attacks against Afghan and international forces recently, Khudadad said.
Meeting in a remote mountainous area, Pir Mohammad and his men were struck by helicopter-borne foreign troops. Civilians suffered no causalities in the operation, he said.
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