Balkh police said a key Taliban commander Mawlawi Badr was killed in clash with police in the province.
Key Taliban Commander Killed In Balkh
At least 25 Taliban fighters, including a senior commander of the group, Mawlawi Badr, were killed in clashes with security forces in Chahar Bolak district in Balkh province, provincial police said on Thursday.
The clashes are ongoing for the past few days in Chahar Bolak in which Taliban has suffered heavy casualties, a police official, Gen. Abdul Razaq Qaderi said, adding that “clashes still ongoing in the district.
“Four security force members were also killed and four others were wounded,” he said.
Before this, Taliban claimed that the security forces have suffered heavy casualties in their attack in the district and said that “three Humvees belonged to security forces were destroyed".