A Taliban key commander in the eastern Ghazni province, Qari Salim alias Sabawon, has been confirmed dead after a drone attacked a Taliban hideout in Nawa district, Ghazni province on Sunday, army spokesman in the province said Monday.
According to the army spokesman, the drone strikes was launched following intelligence report that had confirmed Qari Salim alias Sabawon in a hideout in Nawa district together with a number of Taliban fighters.
Two of his body also confirmed to be in critical condition.
The infamous Qari Salim, according to the official, was commanding dozens of Taliban militants, besides organizing suicide attacks in Ghazni province.
Qari’s death could be a major blow to the Taliban fighters in the province and adjoining areas.
Humiliated Taliban militants, who are in control Nawa district over the past few years, are yet to make comment on the drone raid.
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