According to local authorities in eastern Ghazni province, a senior Taliban commander was killed following a military operation by Afghan National Police forces in this province.

The officials further added, the Taliban commander was killed on Sunday evening at the eastern outskirts of Ghazni city.

Provincial Police Chief for eastern Ghazni province Zarawar Zahid said, Afghan police forces on Sunday evening conducted an operation at Qala-e-Joz where a senior Taliban commander was killed.

Mr. Zahid further added, the Taliban commander was recognized as Mosazai who was involved in plotting insurgency attacks and was playing a vital role in coordination among the Taliban fighters.

Taliban militants group yet to comment regarding the reports.

Eastern Ghazni province is considered to be one of the violatile regions in the country where the Taliban militants actively operating.