Afghan Ministry of Defense stated Sunday, that security forces have killed the deputy head of the Taliban’s military commission and two other Taliban fighters in Baghlan province.

Security and defense forces conducted an operation in Nahrain district of Baghlan province yesterday, in which the deputy head of Taliban’s military commission and head of regional customs was killed along with two other Taliban members.

Mod added, 3 insurgents including Qari Zahidullah, the deputy head of the Taliban’s military commission were among the dead and further four Taliban militants are wounded during the skirmish.

Some weapons and ammunition belonging to the group were also destroyed, Afghan Defense Ministry reported.

This comes as the war in Afghanistan has intensified and besides many civilian and military casualties, Taliban casualties are also on the rise.

Despite peace efforts, the battle across the country has raged and humans in Afghanistan are suffering heavily.


  • The Khaama Press News Agency is the leading and largest English news service for Afghanistan with over 3 million hits a month. Independent authors/columnists and experts are welcome to contribute stories, opinions and editorials. Send stories to [email protected]