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Afghan Taliban commander killed in clash with Pakistani Taliban

Afghan Taliban commander killed in clash with Pakistani Taliban

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Aug 31, 2017 - 15:29

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Afghan Talibaninfo-icon commander has been killed during a clash with Pakistani Taliban in the Sarkano district of eastern Kunar province, an official said on Thursday.

Police Chief Maj. Gen. Jumma Gul Hemmat told Pajhwok Afghan News the clash erupted between a group of Afghan Taliban and of Jamat-ul-Ahrar militants, a splinter group of Pakistani Taliban in Nanga area near the Durand Lineinfo-icon.

Zabet Jalil, commander of the Afghan Taliban, was killed during the clash.

Faridullah, the resident of Baharabad area, also confirmed the Taliban Commander Jalil was killed during a clash with the Pakistani Taliban in Sarkano.

The Taliban have not commented about the incident.

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