Three Taliban militants including key commander Mullah Abdullah alias Fedai were killed and two others injured after clashes erupted in Afghanistan's Kunduz province on Wednesday, a local official said.
"A group of Taliban insurgents attacked an Army checkpoint in Dasht-e-Archi district and the soldiers returned fire triggering a gun battle which lasted for a while. As a result Mullah Abdullah along with two others were killed," Dasht-e-Archi district Governor Nasrudin Nazari told Xinhua news agency.
Taliban militants were yet to comment on the development.
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