Two Taliban leaders killed in Kunduz

Monitoring Desk

KUNDUZ: Two senior leaders of Taliban have been killed during the airstrikes which were conducted in Kunduz, the Afghan military said. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North announced that the airstrikes were carried out against the hideouts and commander and control center of Qari Wali Mohammad and Najeebullah alias Haroon. According to a statement released by 209th Shaheen Corps, at least 6 Taliban militants including the leaders of the group were killed and 3 others were wounded in the airstrikes.

The statement further added that a fighting position, the command and control center of Taliban, and another compound of Taliban were destroyed in the airstrikes.

The 209th Shaheen Corps also added that a clash also broke out between Taliban militants and security forces at around 1:30 pm local time in Pesta and Malraghai areas of Khanabad district, leaving 4 militants dead and 6 others wounded.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding airstrikes and the clash with the Afghan forces so far. (Khaama Press)