An airstrike killed the shadow governor of Taliban for Samangan and his comrades, the Afghan military said.

The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement that the security forces conducted the airstrike close to Tuqsan Village in Dara-e Suf Payeen district earlier today.

The statement further added that the airstrike killed Mawlavi Nooruddin, the shadow governor of Taliban for Samangan and his comrades.

Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen Crops said Mawlavi Nooruddin was on his way to Tuqsan Village when the security forces targeted his vehicle at around 9 am local time.

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