Terrorist attack planer killed in eastern Afghan province: military

The Afghan security forces launched a spate of airstrikes in eastern Logar province, killing one of the key elements behind numerous deadly attacks, the Afghan Defense Ministry said Saturday.

“Qari Burhan, one of the most dangerous and key Haqqani Network commanders and scores of his colleagues, including foreign affiliates were killed, following an Afghan warplanes’ bombing in Mohammad Agha district’s Zarghun Shahr village of Logar on Friday,” the ministry said in a statement.

Qari Burhan had been leading one of the most dangerous terrorist networks that curried out a plenty of deadly attacks in the capital Kabul and Logar, the statement added.

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