Key Haqqani network leader among dozens killed in Afghanistan

ANI | Updated: Nov 24, 2017 12:21 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], Nov 24 (ANI): A key leader of the Haqqani terrorist network was killed, along with dozens of other terrorists, by Afghan special forces in central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan.

The operation was carried out in the Nerkh district, the Khaama Press reported.

More than 20 insurgents were killed in the operation, provincial governor's spokesperson Abdul Rahman Mangsal said.

However, another official said more than 30 insurgents, including a top leader of the Haqqani terrorist network, Qari Qudrullah, were killed.

No terrorist group has commented on the incident so far.

Earlier this week, at least 16 terrorists belonging to the Taliban group, including three key commanders, were killed in an operation by security forces in the province. (ANI)