Taliban’s Red Unit commander, deputy governor among several killed in Herat

Several Taliban group leaders including the deputy shadow governor and the commander of the Red Unit of the group were killed in the airstrikes in western Herat province of Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Defense spokesman General Dawlat Waziri said the militants were killed in the airstrikes conducted in Khak-e-Safid district of Herat.

He said at least 38 militants including the deputy shadow district governor of the group Mullah Abdul Samad and the Red Unit commander of the Taliban Mullah Lal Haji Bari Jan Sadiq were killed.

Gen. Waziri further added that a total of fourteen militants were also wounded during the airstrikes and several weapons depots were destroyed.

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