Taliban official killed in Kunduz

May 02, 2014 - 12:00:00 am

Kabul: A Taliban commander was killed during clashes with the Afghan security forces in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, local officials said.

At least two Taliban militants were also killed following the clashes which took place yesterday morning in Chahar Dara district.

Provincial police spokesman Syed Sarwar Hussaini confirmed that the incident took place around 8:00am local time, leaving three militants including their commander dead.

He did not disclose further information regarding the casualties of Afghan security forces during the clashes.

In the meantime, local officials said at least three Afghan Local Policemen were killed in a separate incident in Dasht-e-Archi district of Kunduz province.