Local officials in Ghazni report that the Taliban designated governor for Khwaja Omari district was killed along with three other members of the group during a security operation on Friday night.
Ghazni governor’s spokesperson Wahidullah Jumazada, said that Mullah Nawab, also known as Ahmad Zia, was among the four killed by the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces.
A series of operations had been carried out in the past 24 hours in the districts of Khwaja Omari, Deh Yak and Muqur.
In the operations, an additional eight Taliban members were also wounded, including a commander named Ahmad Zakhm.
The Taliban has not commented on the incident.