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Taliban key commander killed in eastern Afghanistan | Xinhua Net
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Taliban key commander killed in eastern Afghanistan | Xinhua Net

One of the Taliban’s key commanders, Mullah Ghafar, was killed during a special operation launched by the Security Forces last Friday in the Pachiragam district of the eastern Nangarhar province. According to reports, the operation was launched to capture Ghafar alive, but he resisted and was killed in the crossfire. Ghafar was a notorious Taliban commander who was in charge of recruiting Taliban fighters.

Source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2021-01/23/c_139691802.htm

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