Key Taliban leader killed in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 16:04

Kabul: A key Taliban leader has been killed in an air strike in an air strike by NATO-led troops in Afghanistan, the coalition forces said Sunday.
The dead man, identified only as Asad, is also linked with Pakistani outfit Tehrik-Nefaz-i-Shariat-Muhammadi.

Asad and two other militants were killed in Darah-ye Pech district of Kunar province, Xinhua reported.

Based in Marawara district, Asad was involved in numerous attacks against Afghan forces.

IANS



First Published: Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 16:04

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