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Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan

Afghan and Nato-led coalition forces have killed an Afghan Taliban commander in Kandhar province, the authorities said on Wednesday.

world Updated: Dec 14, 2011 15:19 IST

Afghan and Nato-led coalition forces have killed an Afghan Taliban commander in Kandhar province, the authorities said on Wednesday.

The Tuesday afternoon operation in Zhari district led to the killing of the commander Arab, Xinhua quoted the provincial government as saying.

Arab and three of his men were killed in Kandahar city, some 450km south of Kabul.

Arab was responsible for organising attacks on security forces in Zhari district and surrounding areas.