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PublishDate: Thursday, November 29, 2012 17:23

Top district-level Taliban leader killed in Sar-e-Pul

One suspected insurgent arrested and several rocket propelled grenades, a large quantity of assault rifles and ammunition were seized.

According to a statement released by International Security Assistance Force, Afghan and coalition officials confirmed today that Assadullah, a top district-level Taliban leader, was killed during an operation in Sar-e Pul province, Tuesday.

The source further added, Assadullah led a group of Taliban fighters and had planned and executed numerous attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. He also had direct contact with senior Taliban insurgents in the province and assisted them in the planning and coordination of attacks.

During the operation,

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