The security forces killed a notorious commander of the Taliban group during an operation in south-eastern Ghazni province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps citing informed local sources reported that the notorious commander who was in charge of the Red Unit of Taliban was killed in one of the provinces of Ghazni on Friday.

The sources further added that the security forces also killed 34 other militants during the operation.

Meanwhile, the provincial government said in a statement that the security forces killed 18 Taliban militants and wounded 9 others during the operations in this province.

The statement further added that the security forces killed 12 militants and wounded 6 others in Qarabagh district.

Furthermore, the provincial government said the U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in Deh Yak district on Friday night which killed 6 Taliban militants and wounded 4 others.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the operations so far.

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