05 Dec '17, 8pm

US and Afghan forces kill senior Taliban and al-Qaida commanders

Al-Qaida leader Omar Khetab, a senior leader of al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent, was confirmed dead Dec. 4 by Afghan forces. Khetab was known to carry out attacks against government and foreign troops and “had a role in advising in the use of heavy weapons such as rockets, mortars and training for Taliban night attacks,” according to a press release from U.S. Forces-Afghanistan reads.

Full article: https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2017/12/05/us-a...

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