The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces killed a key Taliban group member who was one of the prominent members of the Red Unit of the group in Wardak province.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants attacked the security posts in Jalriz district of Wardak province.

The statement further added that the security forces effectively responded to the attack, killing one Taliban militant and wounding two others.

The Taliban militants lost one of their key group members, Qari Zalmai alias Ansar, who was in charge of manufacturing roadside bombs besides being one of the key members of the Red Unit of the group.

The Taliban group has not commented in this regard so far.

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Key Taliban Red Unit group member killed in Wardak clash

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