Taliban commander killed in Badghis
The commander identified as Shah Alam was killed on Sunday night in Kalori Kargasht area of Aab-i-Kamari district, deputy police chief, Col. Ghulam Nabi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Alam led a 60-member insurgent group accused of disruptive activities in the area, he said, hoping the security situation would improve with his death.
A tribal elder, Mueenuddin, said they saw some helicopters hovering over the area opened fire targeting the militant leader on a bike. Shah Alam was and his body taken by tribal elders to his home in Zamand village, he said.
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