A senior commander of Taliban terrorist group was killed in an operation of the Afghan Special Forces conducted in eastern Nangarhar province.
According to Afghan military sources, A Taliban commander alongside seven other fighters were killed during an Afghan Special Security Forces raid in Khugyani district, Nangarhar province.
The Senior Taliban commander identified by authorities as Zirak Gul, was in charge of commanding and recruiting Taliban fighters.
Authorities say that he was directly responsible for numerous attacks and abductions that have plagued innocent Afghan civilians in Nangarhar province.
The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the killing of Zirak Gul.