Afghan security forces have reported that Qari Mansoor, Taliban’s general commander for Kunduz province was killed in Kanam area of the province on Monday night.
The 217 Shaheen Corps in a statement said that Qari Mansoor was killed in a targeted operation by security forces.
The statement further added that, Taliban attack on Dasht-e Archi district has been pushed back killing 12 insurgents and wounding 8 others.
It has almost been a week since Taliban attacked Kunduz, in which the city witnessed two deadly suicide attacks.
Meanwhile, security officials reported that Taliban attacks were repelled and clearance operations are underway.