Afghan Taliban commander killed
Last Updated: Saturday, December 01, 2012, 16:13
Kabul: Afghan security forces raided a Taliban hideout in southern province of Uruzgan on Saturday, killing a key commander Mullah Nasir and arresting another commander Mullah Ghazi, police said.

"Afghan forces backed by the NATO-led coalition stormed a Taliban hideout in Charchino district at around 1:00 a.m. local time today, killing Taliban commander Mullah Nasir on the spot and arrested another commander Mullah Ghazi," provincial police spokesman Ayel Farid told Xinhua.

During the operation, two more Taliban militants were killed and two others arrested, he added.


First Published: Saturday, December 01, 2012, 16:13

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