The shadow district chief of Taliban for Parchaman district of Herat province was killed along with five other militants in a U.S. airstrike which was carried out in the vicinity of Shindand district.

Informed military sources said Monday that an airstrike was carried out in Shindand district of Herat province killing 6 Taliban fighters.

In the meantime, the 207th Zafar Corps in a statement said the shadow district chief of Taliban for Parchaman Hafiz Abdulhaq was among those killed.

The statement further added that the airstrike was carried out by coalition forces in support of the Afghan armed forces.

According to 207th Zafar Corps, a Toyota Corolla type vehicle was targeted in teh vicinity of Aab Khurmai area of Shindand.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the airstrike so far.


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