An airstrike killed two senior Taliban leaders including the group’s intelligence chief in Maidan Wardak province.

The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement that the security forces targeted the senior Taliban leaders in Pul-e Deh Hayat of Nerkh district.

The statement further added that the airstrike killed 3 militants including the Red Unit commander of Taliban and Hamid, the shadow intelligence chief of the group.

Furthermore, the security forces repulsed a Taliban attack in Kota Ashar area in the outskirts of the capital of Wardak killing two Taliban commanders, Mujahid and Lal Agha.

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