commandoAfghan commandos have killed Mullah Ibrahim Shiwani, the shadow deputy governor of Taliban for western Farah province.

Abdul Rawouf Rahmani, spokesman for Afghan National Army (ANA) in Farah province said on Monday that commando units have been conducting operations against Taliban in Bala Balook District from the past three days.

He said yesterday during a raid in Shiwan area 15 Taliban were killed including Mullah Shiwan.

Rahmani confirmed that four ANA soldiers have also sustained injuries during these operations.

Taliban have not commented on the report but it comes as the district has been witnessing severe clashes between security forces and the militant group.

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