"Taliban commander" killed in Farah offensive
Identified as Abdul Nasir, the commander was killed during the search operation in Jejee village of Khak-i-Safed district two days back, deputy police chief, Mohammad Ghaus Malyar, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
An ISAF military vehicle was damaged during the operation, he said, adding two Kalashnikovs, a walkie-talkie, a remote-controlled bomb and four jerry cans filled with explosives were seized.
A resident of the area, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the slain man was a former jihadi commander and he had no links with the Taliban.
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