Taliban’s spy chief for southeastern provinces was killed alongside six other key militants. Reports indicate that he was killed in Paktia province.
According to the provincial government media office in a statement, the Taliban spy chief for southeastern provinces Zainatullah, also famous as Farhad, was killed with six others in an airstrike.
The statement further revealed that the militants were killed as they were travelling in a vehicle to plan terrorist activities.
Other key Taliban group members killed during the airstrike have been identified as Gul Rahman famous as Anas, Habibullah famous as Edris, and Bohran.
This air raids comes as at least 35 Taliban militants were killed during the ground operations and airstrikes in Zurmat district on Tuesday. Some key Taliban group leaders and Pakistanis were also among those killed.