Taliban key commander killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Dec 12 (IANS) A Taliban key commander, Mullah Naeem Koor, nicknamed Emadudin, has been killed in the eastern Parwan province, the Afghan Interior Ministry said in a statement on Monday.
“Acting upon intelligence report, the units of Civil Order Police launched special operations in Siagurd district of Parwan province last night. As a result, the Taliban key commander, Mullah Naeem Koor was killed and three others were injured,” the statement asserted.
Mullah Naeem was a notorious commander who had often organised terrorist attacks against government interests and innocent civilians, the statement said, adding that his death could prove a major setback to the armed militants in Parwan province and adjoining areas.
Taliban militants have not commented on the subject yet.