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Air strike kills Taliban commander who killed judges: MoD

10 Nov 2019 1TV News

An airstrike killed a Taliban commander who killed three judges in Afghanistan's central Logar province earlier this week, the country's defense ministry said on Saturday.

The judges had been travelling from eastern Paktia province, where they had been working, to capital Kabul when they were ambushed by insurgents in Logar province on Thursday.

Afghan Defense Ministry said that Taliban commander Waisuddin who had killed the judges was himself killed in an airstrike in Logar’s Mohammad Agha, the same district the judges had been killed.

Three other Taliban militants were also killed in the raid, the ministry said in a statement.

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