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US Airstrike Kills Taliban ‘Shadow Governor’ | Military.com
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US Airstrike Kills Taliban ‘Shadow Governor’ | Military.com

U.S. officials said Saturday that a Taliban “shadow governor” was killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan as part of the effort to deny “Taliban freedom-of-movement” in the region.

U.S. forces in Afghanistan said Quari Tayib was known as the “shadow governor” of Takhar province. He was killed in a strike in Archi District in the Kunduz province on April 17, the statement said.

Tayib had been a target of interest in 2011 and was directly responsible for the deaths of U.S. servicemen in Afghanistan, officials said.

Source: US Airstrike Kills Taliban ‘Shadow Governor’ | Military.com