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Taliban financial manager killed in Afghan northern Samangan province
Afghan security forces have killed senior Taliban finance manager in the northern Samangan province, Interior Ministry said in a statement released here on Sunday.
"Mullah Ramzullah known as Zubair, a senior Taliban finance manager was killed after security forces targeted Taliban hideout in Daikundi village of Dara-e-Sof district, Samangan province Saturday evening," the statement said.
Mullah Ramzullah was a key and notorious local leader of the Taliban and his physical elimination could prove a major blow to the insurgents in Samangan and adjoining areas, the statement asserted.
Taliban militants are yet to make comment.
[Source: Xinhua, Kabul, 24Sep17]
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