Afghanistan: Blast in Kunar province kills Taliban commander, injures 11

A bomb ripped through a vehicle carrying a Taliban police chief in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing him and wounding 11 others, officials said.

The blast happened in Asadabad, the capital of Kunar province, targeting the Taliban police chief for Shigal district, said an official from the group.

“The police chief has died and eleven people have been wounded,” he told Agence France-Presse (AFP), speaking on condition of anonymity.

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Source: Daily Sabah