A commander of the Red Unit of the Taliban group and his five security guards were killed during the drone strikes conducted in northeastern Kapisa province of Afghanistan.
The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East said the airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Nejrab district on Tuesday.
According to a statement released by Silab Corps, the US forces conducted airstrikes using unmanned aerial vehicles in Pechghan Valley of the district, leaving at least six militants dead, including a commander of the Red Unit of the group.
The statement further added that the airstrikes were carried out as the Taliban Red Unit commander and his security guards were travelling in a vehicle.
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At least six Taliban insurgents including a commander of the Red Unit of the group were killed or wounded during a clash in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan.
The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan army in a statement said three Taliban insurgents including a commander of the Red Unit of the group were killed during the clash with the Afghan forces.
The statement further added that the Taliban commander killed during the clash has been identified as Mumtaz and at least three others were critically wounded.
According to the Shaheen Corps, the clash took place in the vicinity of Chel Cheragh Bagh Sherkat area of the province.
The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.
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