The Ministry of Interior has confirmed that a prominent Taliban commander was killed during an operation of Afghan Special Forces in southeastern Paktika province of Afghanistan.
According to the Ministry of Interior, the prominent Taliban commander identified as Maulana Mansoor, was killed during a raid conducted by Afghan Special Forces in Paktika province.
The Ministry further added that Maulana Mansoor a leader of Taliban militants in Paktika province and was involved in several high level and complex attacks in this province.
Humiliated anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the killing of Maulana Mansoor.
Paktika is among the relatively volatile provinces in southeastern parts of Afghanistan. The Taliban, Haqqani network, and militants affiliated with the other groups are active in some of its remote districts and often conduct attacks against the government and security institutions.