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Taliban commander killed in Afghan air strike

Taliban commander Mullah Mahmud Baluch has been killed during an air raid on a convoy of weapons and ammunition in the southern Afghanistan province of Helmand.

world Updated: Jun 14, 2007 12:25 IST
IANS

Taliban commander Mullah Mahmud Baluch has been killed during an air raid on a convoy of weapons and ammunition in the southern Afghanistan province of Helmand, coalition forces announced on Thursday.

Baluch, considered a senior leader of the radical-Islamic Taliban in Helmand and Nimroz provinces, was killed in the June 9 air strike, confirmed the military.

First Published: Jun 14, 2007 10:27 IST